Speaking Wednesday with WTOP on his monthly “Ask the Governor” appearance, Northam said of gambling, “you’re gonna hear a lot more about it” when the General Assembly reconvenes in January.
As sign-ups begin Thursday for Virginia’s Medicaid expansion, Gov. Ralph Northam explained in the WTOP studios how residents can find out whether they’re eligible, and how to enroll.
Gov. Ralph Northam defended his precautionary measures ahead of Florence’s arrival last week during his monthly appearance on WTOP’s Ask the Governor program, saying that his job is to protect Virginians and that it was a success.
Gov. Ralph Northam discussed what happens now that he’s called for a special session of the General Assembly to redraw nearly a dozen House of Delegate districts that a federal court ruled unconstitutional and his assessment of how Virginia authorities responded to last week’s white nationalist rally.
On his monthly appearance on WTOP’s Ask the Governor program, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam discussed a variety of topics, including the upcoming anniversary of the white nationalist protest in Charlottesville and President Trump’s trade policies. Regarding the latter, he said he wondered “when Americans are going to call BS on this president.”
“Americans are tired of some of the policies that we’re seeing,” Virginia’s governor said when he visited the WTOP studios on Wednesday. Topics covered included U.S. immigration policy and Trump tariff impacts on the state,
President Donald Trump’s move to ban “bump stock” devices is a “good step in the right direction,” Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam told WTOP’s “Ask the Governor” program.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe defended the tolled express lanes in Northern Virginia saying the lanes have added capacity and choices for commuters despite the sometimes hefty cost for drivers.
Even as Metro needs billions of dollars worth of repairs and a dedicated funding source just to keep the trains running, the transit agency’s struggles devolved into political sniping on Wednesday.
McAuliffe is still deciding whether he will approve a bill passed by the General Assembly to make death row inmates die by electric chair if lethal injection drugs cannot be obtained.
The latest showdown over expanding Medicaid in Virginia to cover about 400,000 more people could come down to private meetings between Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Republican finance leaders in the General Assembly.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.