For decades,growing numbers of scholarly studies have criticized mass media coverage of election campaigns as generally unhelpful to voters.
11 years 3 months ago
Virginia, along with the rest of the country, is clawing its way out of a major recession that began in late 2007 following the bursting of the nationwide housing bubble.
11 years 3 months ago

This report traces the geographic distribution of blacks across Virginia over time and compares improvements in educational attainment to changes in the economic outcomes experienced by Virginia’s black population.

11 years 4 months ago

This report is the first of a two-part series on poverty in Virginia and the group of public programs broadly called the "social safety net." Part I examines the current state of poverty in Virginia. Part II illuminates the role of public programs developed to alleviate poverty and support secure financial futures for individuals across the economic spectrum.

11 years 6 months ago
This article explores the history of city-county annexation and its peculiarities that make the commonwealth of Virginia unique.
11 years 7 months ago
Although a long recession and unemployment are exacerbating Virginia’s financial problems, the economic downturn has revealed serious weaknesses in the state’s revenue system, according to Sara C. Okos, policy director of the Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis, a Richmond-based think tank.
11 years 8 months ago

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