Gov. Ralph Northam

December 19, 2018 - 12:11 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia air pollution panel is delaying a vote on a key permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. The board voted 3-1 Wednesday to allow additional public comment on a proposed permit for a compressor station in a historic African-American community west of Richmond. The...
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December 13, 2018 - 11:59 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam wants to boost state spending on school counselors as a way to keep kids safer. The Democratic governor announced Thursday that he plans to ask the Republican-controlled General Assembly to approve $36 million in new spending to hire more school...
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December 04, 2018 - 5:39 pm
RICHMOND, VA (WRVA) —Governor Ralph Northam issued Executive Directive Two which establishes an Executive Leadership Team on Highway Safety that is charged with reducing the rising number of fatalities on Virginia’s roadways. The team is comprised of representatives from the Virginia Departments of...
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November 27, 2018 - 6:07 pm
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - A man improperly drove a Honda Accord onto the grounds of the Virginia State Capitol on Tuesday11-27. Capitol police spokesperson Joe Macenka says the man ignored the first Capitol Police Officer who tried to get him to stop. He drove the Accord at a high rate of speed toward...
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 The Supreme Court will hear an appeal by Virginia Republicans who are trying to preserve state legislative districts that have been struck down by a lower court as racially discriminatory. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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November 13, 2018 - 11:49 am
By MARK SHERMAN , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear an appeal by Virginia Republicans who are trying to preserve state legislative districts that have been struck down by a lower court as racially discriminatory. The case involves 11 districts in the...
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August 22, 2018 - 1:20 pm
(RICHMOND, Va. - wrva.com) — Governor Ralph Northam announces Ocean Network Express, a global transport company, will invest $2.5 million to expand its North American Regional Headquarters office to accommodate additional personnel as its customer base increases. The project will create 129 new...
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August 14, 2018 - 12:57 pm
By CHAD DAY, MATTHEW BARAKAT and MARY CLARE JALONICK , Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Paul Manafort's defense rested its case Tuesday without calling any witnesses in the former Trump campaign chairman's tax evasion and fraud trial. Manafort himself chose not to testify. The decision by...
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August 11, 2018 - 9:35 am
By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN , The Associated Press Charlottesville, VA (AP) - Police are blocking off streets and mobilizing hundreds of officers for the anniversary of a deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, alarming activists who plan to rally against the hatred and bloodshed that...
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