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Governor Ralph Northam declares a temporary State of Emergency on January 15, 2020. (Matt Demlein, WRVA)
(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
WRVA News
January 15, 2020 - 5:15 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Citing credible threats, Governor Ralph Northam (D) has declared a temporary State of Emergency ahead of Monday's gun rights rally at the State Capitol. Northam is asking non-essential personel to stay home (it is a state holiday), and guns and weapons will be...
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FILE - This Wednesday March 9, 2011 file photo, shows Jens Soering as he speaks during an interview at the Buckingham Correctional Center in Dillwyn, Va.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
(AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
WRVA News
November 26, 2019 - 9:28 am
By MATTHEW BARAKAT Associated Press FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Virginia granted parole on Monday to a German diplomat’s son who was serving a life sentence for the 1985 killings of his girlfriend’s parents. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s office said the state parole board granted Jens Soering parole...
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September 19, 2019 - 5:12 pm
By ROB GILLIES Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — Confessing a "massive blind spot" in his thinking, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau moved to contain a growing furor Thursday after a photo surfaced of him in brownface at a 2001 "Arabian Nights" costume party and two other similar incidents came to light...
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September 03, 2019 - 4:10 pm
RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced the members of the Commission to Examine Racial Inequity in Virginia Law. The Commission will review the Virginia Acts of Assembly, Code of Virginia, and administrative regulations with the goal of identifying and making recommendations to address...
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WRVA News
September 02, 2019 - 5:08 pm
Richmond, VA _ Governor Ralph Northam hs declared a state of emergency in advance of Hurricane Dorian’s effects on southeastern Virginia, anticipated to begin Thursday. “Hurricane Dorian is a serious storm, and current predictions indicate that it may affect parts of Virginia,” said Governor...
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WRVA News
August 26, 2019 - 12:11 pm
Richmond, VA _ Governor Ralph Northam today announced the signing of a land trust agreement with the Mattaponi Indian Tribe. The agreement will formally transfer over 100 acres of land to the Mattaponi Indian Reservation, located in King William County, Virginia, almost doubling the size of the...
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July 23, 2019 - 6:13 pm
Newport News, VA _ Governor Ralph Northam today announced that he has identified state resources to support education and outreach efforts by the Virginia Complete Count Commission to improve the participation and representation of all communities in the 2020 Census. The governor made the...
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July 03, 2019 - 2:45 pm
(RICHMOND, Va. - newsradiowrva.com) — Governor Ralph Northam today announced his legislative agenda for the July 9 special session of the General Assembly. The special session is intended to address the gun violence emergency in Virginia. “We continue to lose too many lives to senseless and...
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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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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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