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Data: N.Va. jobs boost trailing rest of commonwealth

Northern Virginia accounts for nearly 38 percent of the jobs in the commonwealth but only was responsible for 30 percent of the statewide rebound in employment over the past year, according to new data. From August 2021 to August 2022,...

Editor’s Notebook: Somebody’s connected the dots!

Kudos to Matt Delaney of the Falls Church News-Press, who in coverage this week actually put ink to paper and reported the truth as to why local businesses seem to be having such a tough time getting employees. He quotes...

N.Va. gains back 100,000+ jobs lost during pandemic

Northern Virginia has regained about 107,000 of the jobs it lost during the initial jolt of the pandemic, according to new state data, though it continues to have a way to go to return to pre-pandemic employment norms. The year-over-year...

Joblessness continues to recede across region

The Washington metropolitan area saw a decline in unemployed from 290,000 in May 2020 (at the height of the pandemic) to 167,500 a year later, according to new federal data. The metro region’s unemployment rate of 5 percent for May...
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New School Board member receives liaison assignments

New Arlington School Board member Bethany Sutton has her assignments. School Board members on Feb. 2 are expected to approve...
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