Some localities are winning in the marketplace — more people are moving in than moving out — but they’re still losing population because deaths outnumber births.
The federal government will designate at least 20 “regional technology hubs” for funding. There’s a good chance one will be in Virginia. Here’s why.
Virginia has already passed a two-year state budget, but legislators have filed amendments with additional requests. Here are some of the requests coming out of Southwest and Southside Virginia.
There are 187 other schools in the research classification that UVA Wise aspires to. Many are smaller than the Wise County school.
The fastest-growing part of the state is now the Richmond area. There’s also some evidence that young adults are moving into many rural areas.
Technology has changed but the law hasn’t. Senator Obenshain and Delegate Hope are pushing legislation that would allow government legal notices to be posted online.
Virginia was the last state to allow localities to switch to elected school boards. Twelve localities still don’t have them. Here’s the history.
Only nine other states are seeing more net out-migration than we are. Numerically, the problem is entirely because of people moving out of Northern Virginia.
Gov. Youngkin nixed Virginia’s bid for a Ford electric vehicle battery plant that might have employed 2,500 people in Southern Virginia over concerns that Ford is partnering with a Chinese company that he called a “Trojan Horse” for the Chinese Communist Party.
Former Republican legislator Greg Habeeb is now a top lobbyist for solar and cannabis interests in Richmond.