ECONOMIC JUSTICE

Hard-working Virginians are not only facing an economic gap—they’re facing a justice gap. Raising the minimum wage, closing the coverage gap, and creating a system where everyone can succeed will all be debated in this year’s General Assembly.

Minimum Wage Remains but Student Debt Help and Tax Cuts May...

Student debt, tax incentives and utility refunds are among the many economic changes made by the Virginia General Assembly this session. However, wage laws...

Virginia Senate Passed The Utility Rate Freeze Bill, Here’s What’s In...

The 60-page Virginia utility regulation bill passed the Virginia Senate Friday and will now go to the House for review. Introduced Sen. Frank Wagner,...

Virginia Panel Defeats Equal Pay Bill

Susan Clarke Schaar has been serving as the clerk of the Virginia Senate for 28 years. Her counterpart, G. Paul Nardo has been the...

Senate Committee Rejects Sick and Family Leave for Virginia Workers

When an employee or their family member falls sick, many Virginians are left with the question of whether or not they can afford to...

Three Minimum Wage Bills Died in Committee 11-3

Romiah skipped up to the podium with her mother, Jacqueline Short. The little girl was having a hard time standing still, but she had...