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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.


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Northam announces health, human resources appointments

Gov.-elect Ralph Northam announced today that Dr. Daniel Carey will join the Northam administration as the next Secretary of Health and Human Resources.


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Poll: Kitchen table issues drove Northam win in Virginia

Results of a new poll released today show that while Democratic voters were motivated by opposition to Donald Trump, Virginia Gov.-elect Ralph Northam won his election by focusing on issues, including public education, that matter most to families, as well as not taking the votes of people of color for granted.


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Northam for Governor to air new ad: ‘Folders’

The Northam for Governor campaign is airing a new ad, “Folders,” highlighting Ed Gillespie’s long record of lobbying for corporate interests.


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Northam campaign to air new ad: ‘Edmarc’

The Northam for Governor campaign will begin airing a new ad entitled “Edmarc.”


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Quinnipiac poll: Northam leads Gillespie by 14

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam holds a 53-39 percent likely voter lead over Republican Ed Gillespie in the Virginia governor’s race, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today.


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President Barack Obama to campaign with Ralph Northam in Richmond

President Barack Obama will campaign with Ralph Northam on Thursday, October 19 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center.


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Humane Dominion endorses Ralph Northam for governor

Humane Dominion announced its endorsement of Ralph Northam for Governor of Virginia.


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Northam comments on Trump healthcare order

Ralph Northam comments on the president’s move to destabilize the Affordable Care Act and the coverage it provides to Virginians.


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Northam releases women’s health, equality, opportunity platform

Dr. Ralph Northam unveiled his policy plan outlining his goals for women’s health, equality and economic opportunity in Virginia.


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Barack Obama to campaign for Ralph Northam in Richmond

The Northam for Governor campaign announced today that President Barack Obama will campaign with Ralph Northam on Thursday, October 19.


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Northam for Governor to air new ad: ‘Environment’

The Northam for Governor campaign is airing a new ad entitled “Environment.”


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Northam map shows impact of Gillespie tax cuts on public education

The Northam for Governor campaign released an interactive map showing the devastating impact Ed Gillespie’s tax plan would have on public education in Virginia.


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Northam, Gillespie battle it out at final debate of 2017 campaign

The gem of public higher education in Southwest Virginia, UVa-Wise, was the host site for the final Virginia gubernatorial debate between candidates Dr. Ralph Northam and Ed Gillespie on Monday night.


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Northam for Governor to air new ad: ‘Sold’

The Northam for Governor campaign will begin airing a new ad entitled “Sold.”


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United Mine Workers of America endorses Ralph Northam for governor

The United Mine Workers of America Virginia today announced its endorsement of Dr. Ralph Northam to be the next governor of Virginia.


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Northam ad highlights women’s health issues in governor’s race

The Northam for Governor campaign is airing a new ad entitled “Want to See”.


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Ralph Northam responds to Gillespie’s MS-13 attack ads

Today, the Northam for Governor campaign announced it will release a new digital ad entitled “Page.”


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Campaign cash: Northam raises more than $6 million in September

The Northam for Governor campaign raised $6,420,477.29 for the last reporting period ending Sept. 30.


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Northam issues plan to combat Virginia opioid, heroin crisis

Democratic Party gubernatorial nominee Ralph Northam unveiled his policy plan to fight back against the prescription drug and heroin epidemic.


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Ralph Northam campaign to air new ad: ‘Refuses’

The Ralph Northam for Governor campaign will begin airing a new ad entitled “Refuses.”


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Ralph Northam on Graham-Cassidy Senate failure

Dr. Ralph Northam comments on the U.S. Senate’s latest failure to pass Graham-Cassidy, an attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.


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Northam campaign to air new TV ad: ‘Enron Ed’

The Northam for Governor campaign announced it will begin airing a new ad entitled “Enron Ed.”


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Another new poll gives Northam big lead in Virginia governor race

One Virginia governor race poll released yesterday had Democrat Ralph Northam and Republican Ed Gillespie tied.


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Virginia Credit Union League endorses Ralph Northam for governor

The Virginia Credit Union League, the state trade association for the Commonwealth’s 136 member-owned credit unions, today announced its endorsement of Democrat Ralph Northam for governor.


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Northam on proposed Cassidy-Graham healthcare legislation

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ralph Northam is coming out forcefully against the new version of Trumpcare making its way back through the U.S. Senate.