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Jeff Katz
November 08, 2019 - 4:46 pm
After hyping up Democrats Tuesday night and celebrating the "blue wave" that swept Virginia in the elections, Gov. Ralph Northam (D) is already preparing to put together legislation that will take guns away from law-abiding citizens. According to The Washington Post , Northam is returning to the...
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Jeff Katz
July 10, 2019 - 4:51 pm
State Senator Siobhan Dunnavant (12th District) joined Jeff to discuss Gov. Northam's gun grab session ending almost before it started and her bill that would make it easier for people to report mental health issues that could lead to violence.
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Jeff Katz
July 09, 2019 - 2:40 pm
Looks like Gov. Northam's gun grab session did not go as planned on Tuesday. According to a report from CBS 6, the session ended merely one hour after it began, with the Republican-controlled chambers voting to adjourn until November 18, after the elections. Republican leadership also criticized...
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July 09, 2019 - 2:37 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (newsradiowrva.com) — Governor Ralph Northam today issued the following statement after the House of Delegates and the Senate of Virginia adjourned until November 18 without taking any votes on proposed gun safety legislation. “I called legislators back to Richmond for this special...
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July 09, 2019 - 1:48 pm
By ALAN SUDERMAN and SARAH RANKIN, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's special session on gun violence got off to a chaotic start on Tuesday, with the Senate Majority Leader averting a mutiny in the Republican caucus by publicly disavowing a gun-control bill he'd proposed only the day...
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July 09, 2019 - 11:58 am
By ALAN SUDERMAN and SARAH RANKIN, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's governor led gun-control supporters in chants of "Enough is Enough!" outside the Capitol Tuesday after summoning legislators to debate and vote on new gun laws. Gov. Ralph Northam ordered lawmakers back for a...
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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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June 17, 2019 - 2:02 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democrats in Virginia are trying to make the public case for greater gun restrictions ahead of a special legislative session on guns next month following a deadly mass shooting. U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran, Richmond Mayor...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
March 21, 2018 - 2:25 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Governor Ralph Northam is renewing his call for the General Assembly to expand Medicaid to cover more low-income Virginians. During a press conference Wednesday, Northam unveiled the budget he will propose to lawmakers when they return for a special session in April. It...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
March 13, 2018 - 3:51 pm
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – Governor Ralph Northam (D) has called the General Assembly back to Richmond on April 11th. Lawmakers left the State Capitol on Saturday without passing a budget. The sticking point remains to be Medicaid expansion. The House version of the budget includes Medicaid...
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