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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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New Issue of Virginia Performs Newsletter

The Winter 2014 edition of our Virginia Performs newsletter is now out. Stories include:

  • Some key performance trends detailed in The Virginia Report 2013
  • New report cards that identify and assess the key drivers behind economic innovation, responsive workforce development, and efficient state government operations
  • New indicators on Virginia Performs

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The Virginia Report 2013 Published

Thumbnail of new 2013 Virginia Report cover. See text for explanation.The Virginia Report 2013 is now out and available for download:

Web version (low-res), 8.6 mb
Full print version, 62.4 mb