Putting Virginia's Future First
Virginia has a well-deserved reputation for good government and sound financial management. The Council is committed to maintaining the quality of life in Virginia and to enhancing the state's effectiveness in making the Commonwealth an even better place in which to live, work, and raise a family.
The Council helps state leadership develop an evolving roadmap for the future by:
- Providing a long-term focus on high-priority issues facing Virginia
- Creating government accountability and an enhanced focus on outcomes
- Increasing government performance and transparency
- Informing and engaging Virginians in a dialogue about the state's future
New Workforce System Report Card
The latest edition (4th) of the Virginia Workforce System Report Card has been updated to reflect the evolving landscape of workforce development in Virginia. Much of the data available in previous versions of the report card remains, but in support of new, refocused indicators, along with new data. Among the changes: new workforce goals for special populations such as veterans and the disabled, as well as a clearer emphasis on a range of workforce credentials.
And don't forget to check out the interactive report card dashboard!
Spring Issue of Virginia Performs Newsletter
Our latest newsletter highlights a number of recent projects that aim to bring Virginia's performance with the economy, workforce, and other issues into sharper focus. This includes a new online jobs database piloted by the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Research and Statistics (CCARS), a grant from the National Governors Association to participcate in an NGA Learning Lab, and a brief profile of our newest Virginia Performs indicator on Economic Diversity.