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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
April 03, 2019 - 1:06 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia lawmakers take up Gov. Ralph Northam's vetoes and suggested amendments during a one-day session. Northam's proposals considered Wednesday include a hike on gas taxes to pay for improvements to I-81 and a ban on the use of hand-held cellphones on state roads. The...
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Richmond's Morning News with John Reid
March 13, 2019 - 10:28 am
It was a missed opportunity for Gov. Ralph Northam: Ask the Governor Without the Governor
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Richmond's Morning News with John Reid
March 13, 2019 - 10:24 am
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(Dreamstime)
March 01, 2019 - 10:59 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has signed a package of bills aimed at reducing the state's eviction rate. Northam announced Thursday he'd signed several pieces of tenant-friendly legislation that's part of his affordable housing priorities. Among the legislation are bills that...
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(AP Photo/Steve Helber, Pool, File)
February 28, 2019 - 11:54 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia first lady Pam Northam has expressed regret after the mother of an African-American teenager complained that a tour of the governor's mansion was racially insensitive. Northam said Wednesday that is she is working to make sure the stories of slaves who worked in the...
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Andy Doernen/Newsradio WRVA
February 15, 2019 - 4:50 pm
(Richmond, VA - newradiowrva.com) - Labelling it a unity rally to bring all Virginians together - black, white, young, old, Christian, Jewish, liberal and conservative - two groups are organizing a rally and "March on the Mansion" next Saturday, Feb. 23, to call for Governor Ralph Northam to resign...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
February 14, 2019 - 1:20 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Embattled Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is asking lawmakers to pass a state budget that has a "greater focus on the issues of equity." Northam met with a group of lawmakers Thursday to discuss his priorities for the state's spending plan. The Democratic governor also sent a...
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(Dreamstime)
February 13, 2019 - 12:41 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Boston's top prosecutor has offered to investigate allegations that Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax sexually assaulted a woman in 2004, if the woman files a criminal complaint. A spokesman for Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins said Wednesday that the prosecutor has...
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(Katherine Frey/The Washington Post via AP)
February 11, 2019 - 2:18 pm
Richmond, VA (AP) _ Some black clergy and community leaders say they forgive Gov. Ralph Northam for wearing blackface three decades ago and want to give him a second chance.   Eight leaders held a news conference on the steps of the state Capitol on Monday. Northam has resisted widespread calls for...
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Andy Doernen/Newsradio WRVA
February 06, 2019 - 5:55 pm
Richmond, VA _ Amid a seemingly endless array of scandalous revelations at the state capitol, Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox issued the following statement on Wednesday: “The last seven days have been tumultuous for our Commonwealth. The revelations against and admissions by the...
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