What if they held a recession and no one showed up? Last summer, economic experts began ringing warning bells of an impending downturn, as evidenced by an inverted yield curve of short-term Treasury bills vs. long-term Treasury notes. And when one combined the inverted yield rate, said to be perhaps the most accurate predictor of
Gov. Northam's Get Skilled, Get a Job, Give Back initiative will create educational and career opportunities for low- and middle-income families
This session, General Assembly members are considering a proposal that would help close the commonwealth’s skills gap by providing workforce scholarships to individuals without access to the community college education required to gain these skills. This proposal is a win-win-win: assisting students, growing businesses and developing our communities. We are describing Governor Ralph Northam’s “Get
Roanoke College survey finds increase in consumer positivity
Are you thinking about making a move this year? Whether buying a first home, upgrading or downsizing, Virginians are entering 2020 with a positive outlook on the real estate market. According to a December 2019 real estate report by Roanoke College, almost 40% more respondents are positive about markets today compared to the same time
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine has “a little window” into what it looks like when the balance of power shifts in a Virginia legislative body. He was Virginia’s governor in 2007 when Democrats took control of the state Senate. That wasn’t nearly as seismic a change as Virginians will witness this General Assembly session when Democrats
Years ago, a newspaper publisher friend of mine shared a pretty simple strategy: “We try to put 1,000 names of local people and companies in the paper every week.” This is a seemingly simple, but profoundly effective idea that intentionally engages readers with content about their friends, neighbors and co-workers. It is a lesson that
Inside View: Nowhere are millennials needed more than in small-town America.
Consider these three financial tips when considering purchases — especially in times of impending economic uncertainty.
The Atlantic Coast Pipeline is necessary to provide a reliable, affordable supply of natural gas to power the Port of Virginia and keep pace with projected growth.
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Colonial Williamsburg must take steps to confront its existential challenges.