Last week the Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC), responding to a legislative mandate from the 2016 session of the Virginia General Assembly, conducted a public hearing on the important issue of energy efficiency programs in the Commonwealth and the costs and savings that can be achieved through such programs. The Virginia Poverty Law Center (VPLC) […]New Hunger Report Shows Hunger Still a Problem; Should Spark Actions
Post-recession America still has a somewhat hidden problem- hunger. Hunger is not always evident in communities or nationwide, but the Food Research and Action Center’s new report shows that “food hardship” is still a significant problem. “Food hardship” is defined as not having enough money to buy food that you or your family needed in […]Add your name to push for Clean Affordable and Efficient Energy for All!
Join the thousands of people who have come together with us to as for affordable, clean energy to be a priority Now is the time to bring equality to Virginia’s electricity. Low-income single and multi-family households—and minority families—pay much more for energy as a percentage of overall income than average households, according to a […]2016 Annual Statewide Legal Aid Conference Sponsors