Tag: Government

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Speaker-Designee Kirk Cox announces staff plans

Virginia House of Delegates Speaker-Designee M. Kirk Cox announced his staff plans Tuesday.

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Bernie Sanders endorses Tom Perriello for Virginia governor

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont endorsed Tom Perriello today in the Virginia governor’s race.

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Perriello campaign to mobilize for day of Medicaid action

Tom Perriello’s campaign for governor will shift its field resources to pressuring Republicans to support Medicaid expansion.

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Virginia Education Association endorses Ralph Northam for governor

The Virginia Education Association has endorsed Ralph Northam for governor of Virginia.

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Ralph Northam unveils education policy platform

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam unveiled his education policy platform to make quality education available for all Virginians.


Senators urge Trump to restore funding to Appalachian Regional Commission

Senators are urging President Donald Trump to reverse his proposal to eliminate funding for the Appalachian Regional Commission.

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Tom Perriello submits ballot petitions for Democratic Party primary

Tom Perriello submitted 21,773 petition signatures to qualify as a candidate in the June 13 Democratic primary election.

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Ralph Northam submits petitions for ballot access

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam’s campaign submitted 30,170 petition signatures to qualify for ballot access for this year’s gubernatorial race.


Warner, Trump on GOP pullback on TrumpCare

U.S. Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner comment on TrumpCare being pulled down in the House of Representatives.

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Ralph Northam unveils environmental policy platform

Ralph Northam unveiled on Thursday his environmental policy platform.

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Northam for Governor releases “Kia” online video

Today, the Northam for Governor campaign released “Kia”, featuring the mother of one of Northam’s pediatric neurology patients.

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Thirty former Obama aides endorse Tom Perriello

In a new letter, 30 former officials from President Barack Obama’s administration and campaigns announced their support for Tom Perriello.

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Tom Perriello to host live Reddit AMA

Tom Perriello, Democratic candidate for governor of Virginia, will host a live Reddit AMA session today.

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Democrats call on GOP to take stand against Trumpcare

Democratic Party Chair Susan Swecker and House Democratic Caucus Chair Charniele Herring called on Republicans to stand up to Trumpcare.

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Tom Perriello to host Facebook Live Q and A

Tom Perriello, Democratic candidate for governor of Virginia, will host a Facebook Live Q&A today at 4 p.m.

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Tom Perriello launches New Virginia Jobs Tour

Tom Perriello, Democratic candidate for governor of Virginia, will launch a New Virginia Jobs Tour.

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Northam condemns proposed cuts to Chesapeake Bay Cleanup

The president’s draft 2018 budget includes massive reductions to programs at the EPA.

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Tom Perriello to launch Equal Justice For All Tour

Tom Perriello, Democratic candidate for governor of Virginia, will travel across Virginia for an Equal Justice for All Tour.

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Northam releases new jobs program

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam unveiled “G3: Get Skilled – Get a Job – Give Back.”

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Northam applauds ruling to uphold Maryland assault weapons ban

The Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond said assault weapons banned under Maryland law aren’t protected by the Second Amendment.

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House Speaker Bill Howell announces retirement

Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford) announced Monday that he will not seek re-election.

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Ralph Northam on Senate vote to require photo ID for absentee voting

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam comments after the State Senate approved a bill requiring voters to present a photo ID when requesting an absentee ballot.

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Northam on Senate support for 12-month birth control prescription

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam comments after the Virginia State Senate passed HB 2267 to allow 12-month prescriptions of oral contraceptives.

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Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam on Senate approval of anti-marriage equality bill

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam comments after the Senate approved legislation to permit state-sanctioned discrimination against LGBT couples.

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Poll: Perriello, Northam tied, both lead GOP contenders for governor

Tom Perriello and Ralph Northam are tied in the race for the Democratic Party nomination for governor.