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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
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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Associated Press
November 16, 2018 - 9:19 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams' campaign is preparing an unprecedented legal challenge in the unresolved Georgia governor's race that could leave the state's Supreme Court deciding whether to force another round of voting. The Democrat's longshot strategy relies on a statute that's never been used in...
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July 18, 2018 - 2:17 pm
Richmond, VA _ Virginia Governor Ralph Northam today announced the launch of the Regional Cyber Security Workshop Series focused on building partnerships with local governments on cyber security. Hosted by the Office of the Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security, the workshop series...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
June 21, 2018 - 3:03 pm
Richmond, VA (wrva.com) - Governor Ralph Northam (D) has ordered Public Safety Secretary Brian Moran and the Department of Juvenile Justice to investigate allegations of abuse at the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center. The order follows a report by the Associated Press that immigrant children being...
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dreamstime
June 19, 2018 - 3:20 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says he's recalling members of the state's National Guard from the U.S.-Mexico border because he disagrees with a federal policy of separating immigrant children from their families. Northam made the announcement Tuesday, saying he would not devote...
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(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
June 08, 2018 - 12:32 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says he has given himself no timetable to act on a bill to legalize sports betting. The state Legislature passed the bill Thursday and sent it to the Democratic governor. At an appearance Friday, Murphy said, "We're not sitting on it," but declined...
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(Julie Smith/The Jefferson City News-Tribune via AP)
May 30, 2018 - 12:28 pm
By DAVID A. LIEB and JIM SALTER , Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — One of two felony criminal cases against Missouri Gov Eric Greitens will be dismissed now that the Republican governor has announced his resignation, St. Louis' top prosecutor said Wednesday. St. Louis Circuit Attorney...
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(Dreamstime)
May 23, 2018 - 1:43 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's administration says it is looking for advice on how to make the state more attractive to offshore wind power. Northam's office has announced that the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy is seeking a contract to provide a strategic plan to make...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
May 22, 2018 - 11:00 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Republican candidate in last year's Virginia governor's race has been fined $2,000 for two television ads, despite both parties asking state regulators to disregard complaints filed against one another. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports the State Board of Elections voted...
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