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A narrow plurality of 49 percent of Virginians agree that the benefits outweigh the incentives to bring half of Amazon HQ2 to Northern Virginia. (Map graphic by Amazon)

Virginians narrowly support public investment to land Amazon HQ2

Just under half of Virginians say bringing one of Amazon’s second headquarters to the state will create more benefits than the investment costs, while 41 percent believe the state is investing too much in the deal, according to a new poll by the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Forty-seven percent of Virginians are strongly or somewhat in favor of a state law that would allow localities to train teachers and administrators to be armed in schools, while 49 percent are strongly or somewhat opposed. (Getty Images)

Virginians evenly divided on the idea of armed teachers

Virginians are almost evenly split between favoring and opposing a state law that would allow localities to train teachers and administrators to be armed in schools, according to a new poll by the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University.

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