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Job Growth in Virginia Wasn’t Stellar Last Year.(0)

February 18, 2015

Virginia gained only 12,900 jobs in 2014, or a 0.3 percent increase from the previous year. That increase was the worst year-over-year performance the state has had since 2010, when it shrunk by 4,800 jobs in the aftermath of the Great Recession. The meager employment growth in Virginia last year is in stark contrast to […]

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Certificate Of Need Reform Needed To Move Virginians Forward

When I joined the nursing profession 6 years ago, I made it my goal to provide the best health care possible to all of my patients. And part of that care is to ensure that my patients and their families have access to necessary medical services when they need it. However, there’s a law on […]

Building An Economy Less Tied To The Federal Government

Once again Virginia is fretting over our economy’s over-reliance on the federal government. Our state is no longer growing rapidly. We are no longer seeing our jobs increase faster than most other states. Our state budget is in the red because our economy is not growing as we had hoped. And we are faced with […]

Recession Fears Ebb As Economy Grows

The current economic expansion that began in June 2009 is now in its 68th month. That makes it nine months longer than the average of the 11 expansions that occurred between 1945 and 2009, although the last three expansions have lasted an average of 95 months. Does the current expansion have the strength to continue […]


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