Budget & Tax

The Governor’s Key Budget Policy Choices

Comparing the 2016-2018 budget to the current budget
January 29, 2016

Undocumented, But Not Untaxed

At the register, at the pump, and often on payday undocumented immigrants contribute to Virginia’s tax base
January 8, 2016

Virginia’s Eroding Standards of Quality

How the state slashed support for Virginia’s schools since the recession
January 6, 2016

Smarter Choices for Virginia’s Youth and Future

Proven alternatives in other states reduce recidivism, make for safer communities, cost less
November 19, 2015

Missing Class

State budget cuts mean over 11,000 fewer staff in our schools, including 4,200 teachers
November 10, 2015

An Opportunity for Progress

Some Available Revenue, but Bigger Needs
August 25, 2015

All is Not Well

A Deep Dive into Virginia’s Recent and Longer-Term Budget Decisions, and How They’re Hurting Schools and Local Communities
August 19, 2015

Roadmap: Path to Progress

As Virginia’s economy slowly returns to health, policymakers face key decisions about reversing the cuts they made to critical services during the recession and setting Virginia on the best path to progress.
August 4, 2015

K-12 Education: Demographics and Funding for Select School Divisions (2015)

Key information and trends about demographics and funding statewide and in select divisions across the state.
July 8, 2015

New Analysis: Low-Income Taxpayers in Virginia Pay Higher Rate Than the Rich

74 percent more in taxes as a percent of their income
January 14, 2015