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Survey suggests high summer travel; Virginia tourism industry worried about gas prices

A survey from the tech company GasBuddy found more Americans are planning to travel this summer, but the Virginia tourism industry is still concerned that the steady increase of gas prices could still cause issues. “Against a backdrop of gas prices that have continued to set new records ahead of Memorial Day, Americans have been resilient in […]

Miyares investigating Commanders as lawmakers debate stadium funding

Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares has launched an investigation into the Washington Commanders over alleged financial improprieties as lawmakers continue to debate subsidies to the team for a new NFL stadium. Miyares launched an official inquiry into the Commanders in response to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform alleging it found evidence of deceptive […]

Virginia has second best highway system

Virginia has the second best highway system in the country, according to a recent report from the libertarian Reason Foundation, which analyzed highway conditions and cost effectiveness using 2019 and 2020 data. In the newest report, the commonwealth ranked within the top 10 in six of the 13 categories and within the top half in all but […]

Virginia sports betting grew nearly 13% in August ahead of football season

Virginia sports betting grew nearly 13% in August, primarily because people were able to make wagers on football games shortly before the NFL and college football regular seasons began, according to sports betting analysis website PlayVirginia. The data, released by the Virginia Lottery, showed that about $182 million in wagers were placed in the commonwealth […]

Virginia launches supply chain program for businesses

Virginia launched the Supply Chain Optimization program designed to help businesses improve their global competitiveness and international trade, Gov. Ralph Northam announced. The program will provide companies with training resources, strategy development and counseling to help improve global competitiveness and streamlining their supply chain management. The program focuses on companies that import critical elements of […]