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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...
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...
June 19, 2023 | Briana Jones

Juneteenth: Celebrating and working for liberation for our youth

This is a joint op-ed with RISE for Youth, co-authored by Monica Hutchison; it originally appeared in Virginia...
March 3, 2023 | Ashley Kenneth

Va. lawmakers should put kids before corporations

This column originally appeared in the Richmond Times-Dispatch At this moment, as lawmakers negotiate over the vastly different budget...
March 8, 2022 | Ashley Kenneth

Kenneth: State budget must make investments in Virginia communities, not unrealistic tax plan

This op-ed originally appeared in The Roanoke Times Over the coming days, Virginia’s legislature will negotiate a budget agreement...
February 4, 2022 | Ashley Kenneth

Ashley Kenneth column: Youngkin administration should take a more responsible, targeted tax policy approach

This op-ed originally appeared in Richmond Times-Dispatch On the issue of taxes, Virginians have seen two competing visions in...
October 27, 2021 | Phil Hernandez

Opinion: Biden plan essential to helping Virginia families

This is a joint op-ed authored by Phil Hernandez, Senior Vice President for Policy and Advocacy for The...
March 18, 2021 | Chris Duncombe

It’s past time for Congress to act and pass the next federal relief package

By Chris Duncombe The pandemic has devastated the economy, and people in Virginia are struggling to stay afloat. Yet, even...
March 18, 2021 | Ashley Kenneth

How we get through the pandemic and rebuild for a better future

By Ashley Kenneth We’re all looking forward to a time when the pandemic has been subdued and we can safely...
May 21, 2020 | The Commonwealth Institute

Tara Gibson, David Broder and Michael Cassidy column: COVID-19 sheds new light on paid family leave

appeared in Richmond Times-Dispatch Since long before the current public health crisis began, families...
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