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July 9, 2024 | Levi Goren

Where We Are on Key Policies that Support Working People and Needed Progress (Session 2024 Recap)

Working people drive our businesses and economy. And the public policy choices that support working people and impact their well-being,...
June 27, 2024 | Megan Davis

How We Fought to Invest in Families through a Fair, Family-focused Tax Code (Session 2024 Recap)

Most of us want to send our kids to well-funded public schools, to have access to affordable health care, and...
May 28, 2024 | Megan Davis

Major Changes From The Conference Budget That Helped Get To A Final Budget

Families across Virginia want to live in communities with well-resourced schools, access to affordable health coverage, and state investments so...
April 11, 2024 | The Commonwealth Institute

Session 2024: Key Budget Policy Choices

Comparing the introduced, legislature-passed, and governor’s amendments for the 2024-2026 budget The governor has released his proposed changes...
March 28, 2024 | Megan Davis

Modern and Fair: Expanding the Sales Tax to Reflect the “New Economy”

In order to have a budget that makes critical investments in community needs, like public education, health care, and housing,...
March 12, 2024 | Ashley Kenneth

Continuing the path to a $15 minimum wage is the right choice for families and our economy

This column originally appeared in Cardinal News As elected officials discuss ways to boost Virginia’s economy, many often overlook...
March 6, 2024 | Megan Davis

How House and Senate Budget Proposals Would Impact Virginia Communities

When lawmakers make bold choices to raise resources, we can invest more in all of us. Last week, the House...
February 13, 2024 | Megan Davis

Tax Policy in Virginia

When we invest together in the foundations that benefit all of us, our communities thrive. Intentional policy decisions made over...
February 5, 2024 | Mel Borja

Paid Time Off to Care: A Critical Tool for Racial, Gender, and Economic Justice

Being home when you are adjusting to life with a newborn, caring for your partner while they are seriously ill,...
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