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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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February 22, 2019 - 12:08 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has met with civil rights leaders at the Executive Mansion a day after forgoing a racial reconciliation event at a historically black school that student leaders asked him not to attend. Northam met with members of the so-called Richmond 34 on Friday...
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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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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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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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