vetoes

(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
May 01, 2019 - 3:49 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Governor Ralph Northam (D) has announced he will no longer sign any mandatory-minimum sentence bills for the rest of his term. Northam made the announcement in a release, in which he also announced he was vetoing two such bills. Northam, in the statement, said, "...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
March 14, 2019 - 2:43 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Governor Ralph Northam has vetoed legislation aimed at limiting his authority to institute a carbon cap-and-trade plan. Northam, a Democrat, said Thursday he had killed a bill that requires legislative approval before Virginia can participate in the Regional Greenhouse Gas...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
April 10, 2018 - 9:38 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Governor Ralph Northam has vetoed a bill aimed at preventing so-called "sanctuary cities" in the state. Northam, a Democrat, said the legislation is an unneeded burden on local law enforcement officials and "sends a chilling message." The Republican-backed legislation blocks...
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