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A national study of health care costs released Thursday confirmed what many workers already know from looking at their pay stubs: Premiums and deductibles for employer-sponsored healthcare plans are rising faster than wages.The average Virginia worker’s out of pocket cost amounted to nearly 11 percent of the state’s median...
AMHERST — In an overflowing meeting room, speakers repeatedly invoked the Virginia-born Founding Fathers who saw fit to enshrine firearms in the U.S. Constitution.One man said the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump — which he suggested could be a “coup” — shows the need for an armed...
NORFOLK — To help lawmakers tackle a bipartisan goal of raising teacher pay, state budget staff tried to untangle for them exactly what the average teacher's pay is in the state.The takeaway: There are different ways to calculate that number, but it’s clear some districts fall far below any...