The number of Virginia residents taking part in the federal nutrition program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) declined 21.6 percent from fiscal years 2015 to 2019, the U.S. Food and Nutrition Service reported.
The top 1 percent of earners in Virginia are taxed at an effective rate of 7 percent, compared to the state’s 9.2 percent tax rate on the middle 20 percent of income earners, according to a new 24/7 Wall St. analysis.
Among the 75 most populous cities in the U.S., Virginia Beach ranks 25th for the state of its finances, having $2,100 in liabilities per taxpayer, according to a Truth in Accounting (TIA) analysis of municipal data released last month.
The outflow of smuggled cigarettes in Virginia is 24.2 percent, according to a new study from the Tax Foundation that examines the relationship between cigarette taxes and smuggling.
Virginia finished 14th in a study by the website Rich States, Poor States that examined the 50 states’ economic outlooks based on 15 weighted policy measures.
Virginia was included in a new analysis from the Tax Foundation identifying 36 states that have major changes to their tax codes taking effect this year.
Virginia would lack adequate revenues to manage a moderate economic downturn without raising taxes or cutting services, according to a new analysis from Moody’s Analytics.
U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises 2020 U.S. senate candidate for Virginia, Alissa Baldwin, for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress.
Tony Bennett, head basketball coach at the University of Virginia, earned $4.2 million in 2018, making Bennett the highest-paid public employee in Virginia last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates.
Legislative appropriations for Virginia arts agencies are projected to reach $3.9 million for fiscal year 2020, which equates to 45 cents per capita in the state, according to a report from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA).
Eighty-three counties in the state are now under a Second Amendment sanctuary law or ordinance, according to updates from the website Gunrightswatch.com and media reports.
Borrowers in Virginia who sought forgiveness of their student loans in the second quarter of 2019 numbered 6,372, according to a new state-by-state analysis by the U.S. Department of Education.
Federal agency research dollars going to Virginia totaled $475.7 million in fiscal year 2018, according to a new analysis by the Research!America alliance.