Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam

Weather draws crowds to closed Virginia Beach oceanfront . (iStock / Getty Images Plus/dk_photos)
(iStock / Getty Images Plus/dk_photos)
WRVA News
May 18, 2020 - 12:22 pm
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Warm weather have drawn crowds to the Virginia Beach oceanfront even though the beach is considered closed under the state’s stay-at-home directives. The Virginian-Pilot reports families on Saturday ordered snow cones, bought hermit crabs and crammed gift shops while...
Read More
The MRC is a force of dedicated volunteers who stand ready to support the community in the event of a public health emergency. ( Pornpak Khunatorn /iStock / Getty Images Plus)
( Pornpak Khunatorn /iStock / Getty Images Plus)
WRVA News
April 15, 2020 - 11:57 am
Governor Northam Issues Call for Additional Volunteers to Meet COVID-19 Health Care Demand
Read More
Unregulated betting machines in gas stations and bars that look similar to slots have been granted an 11th hour reprieve in Virginia thanks to the coronavirus. (iStock / Getty Images Plus/welcomia)
(iStock / Getty Images Plus/welcomia)
WRVA News
April 14, 2020 - 12:28 pm
Gaming machines get possible reprieve because of pandemic
Read More
A Korean manufacturer of water heaters plans to build its first U.S. facility in Virginia. (iStock / Getty Images Plus/3dmitry)
(iStock / Getty Images Plus/3dmitry)
WRVA News
February 26, 2020 - 12:39 pm
A Korean manufacturer of water heaters plans to build its first U.S. facility in Virginia.
Read More
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is proposing nearly $100 million in new funding to help at-risk preschoolers. (monkeybusinessimages/ iStock / Getty Images Plus)
(monkeybusinessimages/ iStock / Getty Images Plus)
WRVA News
December 11, 2019 - 12:43 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is proposing nearly $100 million in new funding to help at-risk preschoolers. Northam announced Tuesday that his budget proposal for the upcoming legislative session includes a proposed $94.8 million in new funding for early education efforts...
Read More
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has announced a new goal to lower the maternal mortality rate for black women Virginia gov seeks drop in black women's maternal death rate. (monkeybusinessimages/ iStock / Getty Images Plus)
(monkeybusinessimages/ iStock / Getty Images Plus)
June 06, 2019 - 1:09 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has announced a new goal to lower the maternal mortality rate for black women. Northam said Wednesday that he's set a goal of eliminating the racial disparity of in mortality rates by 2025. The governor said the maternal mortality rate for black...
Read More
FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2019 file photo, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, left, gestures as his wife, Pam, listens during a news conference in the Governors Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
(AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
May 22, 2019 - 11:12 am
By BEN FINLEY Associated Press NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — An investigation ordered up by a Virginia medical school failed to determine whether Gov. Ralph Northam is in a 1984 yearbook photo of a man in blackface next to someone in a Ku Klux Klan hood. Investigators with a law firm hired by Eastern...
Read More
FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 file photo, Gov. Ralph Northam, center, greets members of the Richmond 34 and other African-American leaders for a breakfast at the Governors Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Va.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
(AP Photo/Steve Helber)
March 29, 2019 - 11:55 am
By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two months after a blackface photo in an old yearbook nearly ended the political career of Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, his life seems mostly back to normal. The Democratic governor is cracking jokes at almost daily public appearances around...
Read More
Pastor Lacette Cross, of Restoration Fellowship RVA, speaks during a protest calling for Governor Ralph Northam to resign on Monday Feb. 4, 2019. (Shelby Lum/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)
(Shelby Lum/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)
February 05, 2019 - 1:42 pm
By BEN FINLEY , Associated Press NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The racist yearbook photo that could sink Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's career may have been mistakenly placed on his profile page — but even it were put there intentionally, it's unlikely that many students would have noticed it, according to...
Read More
(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
January 30, 2019 - 12:29 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says the state will extend its variable-toll Express Lanes on the Capital Beltway all the way to the Maryland state line as part of $1 billion in planned road improvements in the region. Northam announced Tuesday in Richmond that the state also plans...
Read More

Pages