In a new study, the Tax Foundation tracked states in which residents get the most value out of $100. D.C. ranked last at $84.67, while Virginia ranked higher but still more expensive than the national average at $97.47.
Michael Phelps won two more Olympic gold medals, bringing his total to 21; the U.S. women’s gymnastics team won its second consecutive gold medal; and Serena Williams was knocked out of the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, losing in the round of 16 of the tennis tournament.
(CBS News, NBC Olympics, The New York Times)
The Virginia State Board of Elections will meet today to decide what to do about the approximately 13,000 former convicts who registered to vote following Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s voting rights restoration act. The governor’s executive order was overturned by the Virginia Supreme Court last month.
A group of parents and students called for the Loudoun County School Board to increase its student suicide prevention practices. Five Loudoun County Public School students committed suicide last school year.