John Reid, Newsradio WRVA

Governor Ralph Northam Inaugurated

Calls For Medicaid Expanision; "Smart" Gun Reform

January 13, 2018 - 12:45 pm

Richmond, VA ( –   Governor Ralph Northam officially became Virginia's 73rd Governor at approximately 12:30 Saturday afternoon.  Northam succeeds Terry McAuliffe, under whom Northam served as Lieutenant Governor.  In his inauguration speech, Northam kept to mostly big picture themes for his administration, although he also said it was time to expand Medicaid.  Northam also pushed for "smart" gun reform.

Northam defeated Republican Ed Gillespie in November's election.


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