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December 15, 2022 | Ashley Kenneth
Statement on Governor Youngkin’s Proposed Budget Amendments
Youngkin’s Proposals Prioritize Corporations Over Virginia Families Ashley C. Kenneth, President and CEO of The Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal...
October 4, 2022 | Sherri Egerton
Collective Bargaining: A Critical Tool to Improve School Staffing, Pay, and Morale
Every student deserves a high-quality education in a safe and healthy school environment that supports all aspects of learning. Teachers...
September 15, 2022 | Laura Goren
Taking the High Road: New Census Data Shows How Virginians Fared Better Due to Medicaid Expansion, and the Need for More Targeted State Choices
This post has been updated to correct median household income data. New data released from the U.S. Census Bureau’s...
September 13, 2022 | The Commonwealth Institute
New Census Data Shows Federal and State Investments Shielded Many Families from Severe Hardship and Led to Drop in Virginia’s Supplemental Poverty Rate
New data released today from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey point to the critical impact that federal relief...
September 1, 2022 | The Commonwealth Institute
‘State of Working Virginia’ Reveals How Far Virginia Has Come – and How Much Further It Has Yet to Go – for Working People
New report provides comprehensive research on wages and supports for working people; people of color continue to face additional barriers...
September 1, 2022 | Mel Borja
State of Working Virginia
This is a joint report with Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy (VICPP).
August 3, 2022 | The Commonwealth Institute
From Abingdon to Arlington, New Timeline Map Illustrates History of Labor Organizing By Workers across Virginia
First-of-its-kind labor history timeline illustrates the history of worker power and worker suppression from the commonwealth’s founding to present day...
August 3, 2022 | Mel Borja
History of Labor in Virginia: An Interactive Timeline and Map
Whether we are Black or white, young or old, from Abingdon or Arlington, people in Virginia work hard for their...
July 1, 2022 | Chris Wodicka
A Refundable State EITC is a Boost to Working Families: See How Much
The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a commonsense way to support families with low to moderate incomes. Over 600,000...