Preview_Governors Key Budget Policy Choices 2019-01 January 7, 2019 The governor’s proposed changes to the 2018-2020 budget Click image for pdf In December 2018, Governor Ralph Northam released proposed amendments to the 2018-2020 budget (FYs 2019 and 2020) for the House and Senate to consider. Click here or on the image for our summary level assessment of certain key changes proposed by the governor for FY 2019 and FY 2020 compared to the enacted budget (Chapter 2, Acts of Assembly 2018) which was signed in June 2018.
Cover_graphic-03 December 13, 2018 A targeted working families tax credit can help families earning low wages meet basic needs. For families struggling to make ends meet, these tax credits make a difference in terms of putting food on the table, affording child care, and staying current on utility bills. These tax credits usually take the form of an earned income tax credit (EITC).
January 16, 2019 The availability of in-state tuition rates at public colleges and universities for Virginians provides a pathway to better jobs and opportunities that benefits students and the state economy. And looking at Virginia’s experience over the last four years, it’s clear that allowing Virginia students who have deferred action immigration status to pay in-state rates does not create a cost burden to the state or result in overcrowded classrooms.
November 19, 2018 by Chris Wodicka & Michael J. Cassidy Over 600,000 of Virginia’s working families currently receive the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). For families struggling to make ends meet, these tax credits make a difference in terms of putting food on the table, affording child care, and staying current on utility bills.

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