Ralph Northam

(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
January 04, 2019 - 1:40 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is promoting a series of gun-control measures he says promote public safety while still respecting individual gun rights. The Democratic governor announced seven proposals at a Capitol news conference Friday ahead of the start of the legislative...
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December 21, 2018 - 1:03 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has called on state lawmakers to end the suspension of driver's licenses of people with unpaid criminal or traffic court debt. During a speech on his state budget plan this week, Northam said people often don't pay court costs because they can't...
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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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November 06, 2018 - 12:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A turbulent election season that tested President Donald Trump's slash-and-burn political style against the strength of the Democratic resistance comes to a close as Americans cast ballots in the first national election of the Trump era. With voters going to the polls Tuesday,...
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September 24, 2018 - 2:27 pm
Richmond, VA. (WRVA) - The Commonwealth of Virginia getting more funds to fight the opioid epidemic. The Governor's office released the following statement: Governor Ralph Northam announced that Virginia was awarded $15,809,989 in a State Opioid Response (SOR) grant from the U.S. Substance Abuse...
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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 06, 2018 - 3:32 pm
Richmond, VA. (WRVA) - Virginia Capitol Police called out to the corner of 8th & East Main after someone noticed a suspicious package around 11am Monday. Capitol police were called due to the location being just blocks away from Capitol Square. Capitol Police notified the Richmond City Police...
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July 24, 2018 - 4:25 pm
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - UVA Grad Jason Kessler has withdrawn his request for a permit to hold a “Unite The Right 2” rally in the City of Charlottesville over the Weekend of August 11th & 12th. Kessler was not present when the hearing started. The Judge told Kessler’s lawyers to find their client...
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June 30, 2018 - 9:47 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Hundreds of new Virginia laws will be going into effect Sunday. The biggest item to come out of the General Assembly this year was a bipartisan agreement to expand Medicaid eligibility to about 400,000 low-income adults. That agreement is part of a state budget that begins July...
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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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