Category Archives: Economy

Something for Everyone in COVID Money Flood

Will $50 million be enough? Will that get all the Virginians who have fallen behind due to COVID-19 square on their rent or mortgage payments?  Or is that amount, in a new relief program detailed Monday by the Northam Administration, merely a … Continue reading

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Working at Home and Implications for the Future Economy

Working from home was already becoming more common, but the COVID-19 crisis forced many employers to quickly alter policies to enable more workers to perform their jobs from home. This forced experimentation with remote work is causing some employers to … Continue reading

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Full U.S. Recovery Could Take Two Years

As the coronavirus continues to play havoc with the economy, many analysts are starting to think through how the recovery will occur. Which industries will rebound first? Will the recovery resemble a V-shape? How long will it take to reach … Continue reading

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Governor Punts on First Down

Just as COVID-19 was starting its destruction of the world’s economy in early March, the Virginia General Assembly took final action on an exuberant two-year state budget within shouting distance of $140 billion. Six weeks later at the Reconvened Session, … Continue reading

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You’re Invited to Our Tele-Town Hall Meeting: Re-Opening Our Communities with George Allen

Virginia and our nation are facing one of the greatest challenges of our lifetime. The lives and livelihoods of millions of Americans are now at stake from an invisible enemy: the coronavirus and COVID-19. But it’s a false choice to … Continue reading

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