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Northam announces additional powers to protect Virginia’s clean water

Governor Ralph Northam today announced additional powers to expand the Commonwealth’s ability to protect clean water.


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Northam calls April 11 General Assembly special session to complete work on state budget

Governor Ralph Northam today signed a proclamation calling the members of the Virginia General Assembly into special session on April 11 to complete their work on the Commonwealth’s budget after they adjourned last week without passing a biennial spending plan for Virginia.


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Gov. Northam recognizes Outstanding Faculty Award recipients

Gov. Ralph Northam recognized 12 Virginia educators as recipients of the 32nd annual Outstanding Faculty Award for excellence in teaching, research, and public service. The annual Outstanding Faculty Award program is administered by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) and sponsored by Dominion Energy.


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Gov. Ralph Northam to deliver 2018 University Commencement address at Virginia Tech

Gov. Ralph Northam will address Virginia Tech’s Class of 2018 during University Commencement exercises to be held on Friday, May 11, continuing the tradition of inviting new Virginia governors to deliver the commencement address.


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Gov. Northam to join forum on Virginia offshore drilling concerns

Gov. Ralph Northam will join other distinguished panelists in discussing concerns about proposed oil and gas drilling off Virginia’s coast at a March 5 Blue Planet Forum titled Offshore Drilling: Perspectives to Consider. 


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Northam announces $6.5 million in Affordable and Special Needs Housing Loans

Governor Ralph Northam announced Thursday more than $6.5 million in Affordable and Special Needs Housing Loans for ten projects in ten localities across the Commonwealth.


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Northam on Trump administration blocking public comment on offshore drilling

Governor Ralph Northam released the following statement today reiterating his opposition to the Trump administration’s plans to expand offshore drilling off of all U.S. waters and calling on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to host additional public meetings in Hampton Roads and the Eastern Shore.


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Northam statement on expanded healthcare coverage in House budget proposal

Governor Ralph Northam released the following statement today after the House Appropriations Committee released its amendments to the 2018-20 Biennial Budget.


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Governor to discuss ag exports’ importance at conference

Gov. Ralph Northam will discuss Virginia agriculture’s and forestry’s $2.77 billion in exports when he co-hosts the 10th Annual Governor’s Conference on Agricultural Trade March 5.


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Northam announces 2018 Outstanding STEM Award recipients

Governor Ralph Northam and Science Museum of Virginia Chief Wonder Officer Richard Conti announced the 2018 Outstanding STEM Award recipients.


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Northam urges General Assembly to protect Virginia fishing

Governor Ralph Northam introduced legislation that would bring Virginia into compliance with management decisions made by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) with respect to menhaden fishing.


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Northam statement on progress of General Assembly session at Crossover

Governor Ralph Northam released a statement at the midpoint of the 2018 legislative session.


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Agriculture impacted by new government appointees

Gov. Ralph Northam has made appointments for key positions that may impact agriculture.


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Northam to join White House briefing on infrastructure

On Monday, Governor Ralph Northam will join President Donald Trump, members of the administration, and state and local officials from across the country for a White House briefing on infrastructure.


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Northam, Cox announce compromise on grand larceny threshold, bill to protect crime victims

Governor Ralph Northam, Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox, and Senator Mark Obenshain announced today a bipartisan compromise to raise the felony larceny threshold and adopt into law legislation to ensure that crime victims are paid the restitution duly owed to them.


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Gov. Northam statement on federal government shutdown

Gov. Ralph Northam released the following statement today after Congress’ failure to pass a measure to outline a long-term funding solution for the federal government and prevent a shutdown.


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Northam announces administration appointments

Gov.-elect Ralph Northam today announced key appointments for senior leadership positions within his administration.


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Northam requests Virginia exemption from Trump administration offshore drilling plan

In a letter to U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, Gov.-elect Ralph Northam today requested that Virginia be excluded from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s plans to expand offshore drilling off of all U.S. waters.


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McAuliffe, Northam propose joint legislative priorities

Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Gov.-elect Ralph Northam today proposed their joint legislative agenda for the 2018 General Assembly session. The legislative package includes proposals to expand Medicaid and implement universal background checks in order to purchase a gun.


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Northam announces plans for commerce, trade

Governor-elect Ralph Northam today announced at Inova Center for Personalized Health in Fairfax key appointments within the Commerce and Trade secretariat and his plans for restructuring the Technology secretariat.


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Northam statement on Trump administration offshore drilling plan

Gov.-elect Ralph Northam released the following statement today following the Trump administration’s announcement it will expand offshore drilling off all U.S. waters, with potential to affect Virginia’s coast.


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Northam announces Megan Healy as Chief Workforce Development Advisor

Gov.-elect Ralph Northam today announced at Richmond Electricians’ Joint Apprenticeship and Training Center in Ashland that Megan Healy will join his administration as Chief Workforce Development Advisor.


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Northam announces top administration appointments

Gov.-elect Ralph Northam today announced key appointments for senior leadership positions within his administration.


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Northam Inaugural Committee announces details for Executive Mansion Open House

Gov.-elect Ralph Northam and Pamela Northam announced they will welcome Virginians to attend the Executive Mansion open house following the inauguration ceremonies on January 13, 2018.


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Farm Bureau praises state forester recently appointed secretary of agriculture and forestry

Gov.-elect Ralph Northam announced Dec. 14 his appointment of State Forester Bettina Ring as Virginia’s secretary of agriculture and forestry.