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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

Vision, focus, results. Council on Virginia's Future

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Credentials to Compete

A new Brief Insights document, Credentials to Compete: Foundation for Tracking Progress, examines recent Virginia initiatives for STEM-H and workforce credentials attainment, documents the state's methods for tracking progress, and discusses current challenges in collecting accurate, meaningful data.

Download Credentials to Compete (pdf, 1.4 mb)

2016 Legislator Snapshots Now Available

Each year, Council staff distribute district performance profiles for members of Virginia's General Assembly, based on locality data from Virginia Performs. This year's Community Snapshots are also available for download.