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Virginia 2-year college students pay $5,260 in tuition and fees

Virginia two-year colleges charged students $5,260 in tuition and fees during the 2018-19 academic year, the 12th highest cost among 49 states examined, the College Board said in a new report.

11 U.S. House members from Virginia make $174,000 annually

Each of the 11 U.S. House of Representatives members representing Virginia draws an annual salary of $174,000, according to the Congressional Research Service.

Virginia 4-year university tuitions jumped 80.3% over 15 years

Virginia four-year public university tuition and fees went from $7,558 in 2004-05 to $13,627 in 2019-20, the ninth largest increase among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, the College Board said in a new report.

Virginia legislators make base salary of up to $18,000 per year

State lawmakers in Virginia now draw a base salary of up to $18,000 per year, in addition to travel outlays of 58 cents per mile, according to a recent study by the National Conference of State Legislatures.

Virginia community college tuitions jumped 86.4% over 15 years

Virginia two-year college tuition and fees at public institutions went from $2,819 in 2004-05 to $5,255 in 2019-20, the second largest increase among 49 states studied, the College Board said in a new report.

Virginia governor makes annual salary of $175,000

The governor of Virginia now draws a yearly salary of $175,000, the 11th highest salary among the governors of the 50 states, according to recently reported financial data and media reports.

NEA estimates Virginia K-12 schools spent $17.8 billion in 2018-19

Public schools in Virginia spent an estimated $17.8 billion during the 2018-19 academic year, a 2.4 percent increase in expenditures over the previous year, according to a National Education Association report.

Virginia children in foster care numbered 4,915 last year

The number of youths in foster care in Virginia at the end of fiscal year 2018 stood at 4,915, a 2.5 percent increase over the previous fiscal year, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

43 jurisdictions, including Virginia, require sales tax collections for online purchases

Virginia is among the jurisdictions where sales tax collections are required for out-of-state purchases in the wake of the South Dakota v. Wayfair Supreme Court decision last year, according to an analysis by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).

Virginia K-12 schools paid out $12,761 per student in 2017-18, NEA reports

Public schools in Virginia spent $12,761 per student based on average daily attendance (ADA) figures, the 25th highest expenditure level among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to a National Education Association report.

10.1% of Virginia residents live in poverty, Census Bureau finds

Virginia residents living below the poverty line in 2017-18 made up 10.1 percent of the state’s population, the 38th highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new Census Bureau data.

Virginia offers 54 incentives for energy efficiencies, renewables

Policies and incentives promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency in Virginia number 54, the 28th highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed in a federally funded database.

Virginia schools get 54.4% of their funds from local taxes, NEA reports

More than 54 percent of Virginia public education funding comes from local tax revenues, the 12th highest level among the 50 states, according to data from the National Education Association.

2nd-quarter state tax collections in Virginia reach $7.3 billion, Census Bureau reports

State tax revenues in Virginia amount to $7.3 billion in the second quarter of 2019, the 15th highest tally among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

2017-18 teacher pay in Virginia averaged $51,994

Teachers’ salaries in Virginia averaged $51,994 for the 2017-2018 school year, the 32nd highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed by the National Education Association (NEA).

Nicholas Bell Pledges To Support Congressional Term Limits

2020 Virginia house of delegates candidate, Nicholas Bell (district 39), has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

1st-quarter state tax collections in Virginia reach $5.7 billion, Census Bureau reports

State tax revenues in Virginia amount to $5.7 billion in the first quarter of 2019, the 14th highest tally among the 50 states and Washington, D.C., according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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