Virginia Economy

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The recession is now a distant memory, and in many ways Virginia’s economy has improved. But, that rising tide has not lifted all boats.

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Congress is in the midst of a heated discussion about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, an immigration policy that will have important consequences for families across the country. But, as Michael Pope reports, it will also have dramatic consequences for Virginia’s economy.

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The Great Recession happened almost a decade ago.  But Virginia’s economy is still struggling to recover.

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Virginia’s governor is suggesting changes to how the state doles out economic development money. The proposals come after investigators blasted the Economic Development Partnership for mismanagement. 

After a scathing audit, the embattled Virginia Economic Development Partnership is trying to turn itself around. And, as Michael Pope tells us, the group is bringing in new leadership.