Business leaders from across the country are preparing for a recovery in 2021, and hoping to position Virginia as the best state for business.

The pandemic has created a downturn across the economy.  But some industries have taken a particularly hard hit in Virginia.

AP Photo / Michael Dwyer

Virginia has become the first state to pass mandated health and safety standards for workplaces, amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Labor activists are celebrating the new enforceable standards. 


Virginia is considering strict new workplace safety requirements for businesses that are now reopening. And, the proposed standard is controversial in the business community.

Embracing Black Owned Businesses

Jun 23, 2020
Cat Modlin-Jackson

As people across the world took to the streets to declare that Black Lives Matter, the owner of a small bookstore in Martinsville shared a message that rocked the internet.