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Richmond’s concentrated poverty rate is the highest in Virginia

The Richmond metro area’s share of extreme poverty – neighborhoods where at least 40 percent of residents live below the poverty level – is the highest in Virginia, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

Virginia earns grade of D- for manufacturing health

Virginia received a grade of D- on a scorecard developed by Ball State University to gauge the health of each state’s manufacturing sector.

Tina Ramirez Pledges to Support Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises candidate Tina Ramirez, 2020 U.S. House candidate for Virginia (district 7), for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress.

Fairfax County’s $4,754-per-month cost of living is the highest in Virginia

Residents of Fairfax County need to make $4,754 every month to maintain a modest standard of living, making it the most expensive place to live in Virginia.

Virginia’s public pensions are 73% government funded

Taxpayer contributions to Virginia’s public pension funds in 2017 amounted to 73 percent of the total, the 21st highest ratio among the 50 states, according to newly released data by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Janie Zimmerman Pledges To Support Congressional Term Limits

Virginia House of Delegates candidate, Janie Zimmerman (district 60) has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

Virginia disabled veterans still awaiting action on home loan fee refunds

Despite facing a July 31 target deadline, the Veterans Benefits Administration has yet to provide refunds to tens of thousands of disabled veterans who were erroneously charged home loan funding fees.

Average student loan debt for graduates in Virginia is $29,316, study finds

College graduates in Virginia have an average debt burden of $29,316, according to a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average student loan debt in the 50 states.

Income taxes make up 31.9% of total state, local levies in Virginia, study finds

State income tax revenues in Virginia represent 31.9 percent of its total state and local levies, according to a new study by the Tax Foundation.

Virginia scores 71.3 out of 100 in litigation climate survey

Virginia earned a score of 71.3 out of 100 in a new ranking of state litigation climates released Wednesday by the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform.

Francis Edwards Pledges To Support Congressional Term Limits

Virginia house of delegates candidate, Francis Edwards (district 99) has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

Virginia ranks 28th lowest in state, local government GDP, study finds

Virginia finished 28th lowest in the size of its state and local government operations, based on their share of the state’s gross domestic product, according to a 24/7 Wall St. analysis.

Virginia pension plans are 77% funded, study finds

The funded ratio of the Virginia public pension plans stands at 77%, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on fiscal-year 2017 data.

Morgan Goodman Pledges To Support Congressional Term Limits

Virginia house of delegates candidate, Morgan Goodman (district 55) has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

Petersburg rated least livable among Virginia counties, study finds

Petersburg was ranked Virginia’s worst county to live in, according to a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of regions with the poorest quality of life within all 50 states.

Virginia ranks 3rd highest on distilled spirits taxes

The state distilled spirits excise taxes in Virginia ranked third in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

$422,484 in annual income gets you into Virginia’s top 1% club, study finds

Bring in at least $422,484 in yearly income, and you’ll be among the top 1 percent of earners in Virginia, according to a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the ultra wealthy in every state.

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