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No More Patchwork Progress, Bold Action Needed to Fix School Funding

From the Commonwealth Institute: No More Patchwork Progress, Bold Action Needed to Fix School Funding   Virginia schools have not recovered from state budget cuts from the...

New Analysis Shows How Immigrants Are Vital Members of Legislative Districts...

Good stuff, as always, from the Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis. Also, see below for a few infographics from competitive districts. New Analysis Shows How...

Virginia Can Strengthen Its Economy and Communities With Four Immigrant-Inclusive Policies

From the Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis: Virginia Can Strengthen Its Economy and Communities With Four Immigrant-Inclusive Policies RICHMOND, VA -- State and local policymakers can...

For Virginia, Combined Reporting Is a Key Tool to Limit Corporate...

From the Commonwealth Institute: Combined Reporting: A Key Tool to Limit Corporate Tax Avoidance Next week, the Northam administration will give their annual presentation about the...

Breaking Down Barriers Will Help Virginia Build on Medicaid Expansion Milestone

See below for important analysis, by The Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis, on Virginia Medicaid expansion, as well as on barriers to coverage. The...

It’s Time to Raise the Wage – Especially for Workers of...

From The Commonwealth Institute: It's Time to Raise the Wage - Especially for Workers of Color No one should have to worry about where their next...

Representation Matters: Why and How Virginia Should Diversify its Teacher Workforce

Good stuff from the Commonwealth Institute: Representation Matters: Why and How Virginia Should Diversify its Teacher Workforce Strong relationships between students and their teachers are vital...

Recession Era Cut Continues to Restrict Staffing in Virginia Schools

From the Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis: Recession Era Cut Continues to Restrict Staffing in Virginia Schools RICHMOND, VA -- A little known decision in the...

Immigrants Strengthen Virginia’s Economy and Communities, New Report Shows

From the Commonwealth Institute: Immigrants Strengthen Virginia's Economy and Communities, New Report Shows RICHMOND, VA --  Immigrants play an important role in Virginia's economy. Yet these contributions...

Commonwealth Institute Outlines Adverse Racial Equity Impact of Proposed House and...

Great analysis from the Commonwealth Institute on the many, many failings (e.g., in the areas of racial equity, health care, education, housing, democracy and...