Virginia General Assembly Update – What’s Happening

The 2022 Virginia General Assembly ended in mid-March without a budget agreement. VFN held its Post-General Assembly Legislative Update on March 30, 2022, featuring Ashley Kenneth, President and CEO of the Commonwealth Institute and Erik Rison, Vice President of Public Policy and Research at the Virginia Chamber of Commerce. These knowledgeable panelists explained what happened during the regular session and what […]

Your Guide to the American Rescue Plan Act

American Rescue Plan Act

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) was signed into law on March 11, 2021, enacting one of the largest economic relief programs in U.S. history.  Of the bill’s $1.9 trillion, nearly $7 billion is designated for Virginia. The ARPA’s investment in the Commonwealth has the potential to reduce pandemic-related hardships experienced by many Virginians and […]