Tag: Government

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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.


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Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam statement on Senate vote to defund Planned Parenthood

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam comments after the Virginia State Senate approved HB 2264 to defund Planned Parenthood.


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Ralph Northam unveils Virginia criminal justice reform agenda

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam on Monday unveiled his agenda to reform Virginia’s criminal justice system.


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Perriello challenges Dominion to offer next generation solutions

Tom Perriello is challenging Dominion Resources to offer better clean energy, job-creating solutions.


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Statement from Dominion on Perriello opposition to pipelines

Statement from Dominion in response to Tom Perriello’s announcement this afternoon of his opposition to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.


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Tom Perriello announces opposition to two Virginia pipelines

Democratic Party gubernatorial nomination candidate Tom Perriello today announced his opposition to a pair of proposed Virginia pipelines.


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Tom Perriello announces staff for gubernatorial campaign

Tom Perriello is announcing additional hires for his gubernatorial campaign that represent talent from across the Democratic Party.


virginia general assembly

Senate committee kills sick leave, equal pay bills

The Senate Commerce and Labor Committee killed two pro-family bills carried by Senator Jennifer Wexton (D-Loudoun), SB 824 and SB 1080.


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Senate passes bill to scrap license suspension for non-driving-related offenses

The Senate passed a bill repealing the policy of automatically suspending a person’s driving license for a non-driving-related offense.


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Senate committee punts LGBT equality to Code Commission

A Senate committee referred two marriage equality proposals to the Code Commission.


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Constitutional amendment would strip governor of ability to restore voting rights

A Senate bill would automatically restore the rights of non-violent felons while stripping the governor’s power to restore rights on a case-by-case basis.


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Tom for Virginia to hold Rock & Rally Charlottesville concert

Tom for Virginia will hold a “Rock & Rally” concert at The Jefferson Theater in Charlottesville in support of Tom Perriello.


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Senate Democrats block measure to reduce SNAP benefits

A Senate committee voted on Friday to block a bill reducing benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.


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Roanoke leaders endorse Ralph Northam for governor

Today, leaders from the Roanoke region endorsed Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam for the Democratic Party nomination for governor.


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Nondiscrimination bills pass State Senate

Today, the Virginia Senate passed two bills outlawing discrimination against the LGBT community.


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Senate passes bill to implement community engaged policing standards

The Senate passed a bill to implement community engaged policing training standards in law enforcement.