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February 21, 2024 | The Commonwealth Institute

Session 2024: Key Budget Policy Choices

Comparing the governor’s and money committees’ proposed changes to the 2024-2026 budget Higher ed section updated on 2/21...
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,...
February 2, 2024 | Megan Davis

Support Virginia Families through a Commonwealth Kids Credit

download the report Originally published Jan 17, 2023;...
February 1, 2024 | Megan Davis

How the Governor’s Proposed Budget Would Impact Virginia Communities

Whether we have $10 or $10 million in our bank account, we all want to live in a place where...
January 29, 2024 | Megan Davis

Federal & State Action Can Offer Support to Virginia’s Families

Virginia’s families deserve policy choices that value and recognize the unique challenges they face. Two proposals can help Virginia families...
January 19, 2024 | Megan Davis

Digging Deeper: How the Governor’s Proposal Increases Taxes for Low-Income Families, Gives Significant Cuts to the Wealthy

When we all pitch in our fair share, we can invest in the programs and services that help everyone to...
January 18, 2024 | The Commonwealth Institute

Virginia Parents, Advocates, Elected Officials Call for Lawmakers to Advance Family-Focused Tax Policy

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia parents and elected officials joined with advocates to hold a press conference on Thursday morning and...
January 17, 2024 | Ashley Kenneth

Kenneth: Governor Youngkin’s tax package does little to help Southwest Virginia families most in need

This op-ed originally appeared in Cardinal News When Governor Youngkin unveiled his legacy budget in December — the only...
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