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September 6, 2023 | Amy Wentz

Statement: Budget Compromise Rejects Proposed Tax Handouts for Corporations, Millionaires and Invests In Virginia Families

Today, Amy Wentz, Director of Outreach and Engagement for The Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis (TCI), released the following statement...
September 3, 2023 | The Commonwealth Institute

Session 2023: Key Budget Policy Choices

Comparing the governor’s, House, Senate, and compromise budgets to the 2022-2024 budget House and Senate budget negotiators have...
March 22, 2023 | Freddy Mejia

Will Virginia Maintain its Health Coverage Progress? To Be (Re)determined

Virginia’s choice in 2018 to expand Medicaid has served as a critical safety net for Virginians during the pandemic as...
February 21, 2023 | Levi Goren

How Key Budget Choices Compare and What’s at Stake for Virginia Families

Budgets reflect our hopes and dreams for our present and future, and what’s included or excluded has real impacts on...
January 26, 2023 | Megan Davis

Governor’s Budget Heavy on Corporate Tax Cuts, Light on Community Investments

Budget proposals are the clearest expressions of our priorities and values. This year, given Virginia’s stronger-than-expected recovery from the pandemic,...
January 24, 2023 | Freddy Mejia

Outdated Eligibility Rules Leave 13,000 Kids Without Health Coverage Options in Virginia

No parent should have to consider delaying medical care for a sick or injured child due to the fear of...
October 18, 2022 | Fowota Mortoo

Exploring the Links Between Discriminatory Land Policies, Black Farmers, Food Access, & Health Disparities: A Richmond Case Study

Health begins where we live, learn, work and play — and with what we eat. Yet not everyone has access...
September 15, 2022 | Levi 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...
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