Virginia Redistricting Commission hears public comments from Southwest residents
Redistricting commission risks violating constitution, attorney warns
The commission is deadlocked on how to draw new maps for the General Assembly.
Southwest and Southside will lose two House seats under new plans
Both parties have new redistricting maps. The question isn’t whether seats will be lost, but whose and where.
Southwest and Southside would benefit most from child tax credit expansion
Here are the localities in Virginia with the highest percentage of children who would benefit.
A single state Senate district for the Roanoke Valley? Commission can’t decide.
The redistricting commission can’t decide whether to keep Roanoke and Roanoke County separate or combined in a single state Senate district.
VA West urges Congress to vote against Biden’s tax plan
VA West, the largest coalition of small businesses in Southwest Virginia, is urging lawmakers to vote against a proposed increase of the corporate tax rate.
Back to the drawing board
Districts that are already big will have to become bigger.
Southwest to benefit from $2.5 million in grants
The Appalachian Regional Commission has awarded more than $2.5 million in grants to communities in Southwest Virginia to help fund broadband infrastructure expansion, and incentivize workforce development and job growth.