Nationally, some Republicans want to move certain federal agencies out of Washington. Youngkin has a chance to do something similiar (but different) in Richmond.
Remote workers are a bigger part of economy than some other sectors
Many rural, and therefore Republican, counties are trying to attract more remote workers. So why is the governor seemingly discouraging remote work by state employees?
Is there really going be a Zoom-era migration to rural areas?
A study by the Pew Research Center casts doubt on the notion, but still holds out some hope.
Why does Charlotte County have third-highest rate of remote workers?
The answer may be more low-tech than high-tech: The county’s growing Amish population.
A reality check on remote workers
Rural localities are counting on an influx of remote workers to reverse their population declines. How realistic is this?
The numbers we ought to be paying attention to
1. Virginia has the nation’s biggest disparity between affluent localities and poor ones. 2. The localities that benefit most from remote workers.