Ralph Northam is attempting to restart his role as governor through the “veto session” after an admission that he once wore blackface in the 1980s. Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax will be back presiding over the Senate after he flatly denied two sexual assault accusations.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam signed a variety of bills into law this week. Some of them include allowing naloxone in schools, shooting nuisance animals from a car and restarting stalled developments in Northern Virginia.
A spokeswoman for Virginia governor Ralph Northam said a reception to celebrate Black History Month has been moved from Wednesday to later this month while the administration is thinking through better ways to honor it.
A pitched debate about late-term abortions in Virginia erupted into all-out political warfare Thursday as Republicans — including President Donald Trump — sought to capitalize on Democratic missteps.
The Democratic governor highlighted parts of his forthcoming budget plans on Monday. He’ll present his full budget to the GOP-led General Assembly on Tuesday.
“We’re proud that Amazon has recognized all the tremendous things Virginia has to offer,” said Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam following the announcement that Amazon’s new headquarters will come to Northern Virginia.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, a Democrat, said Tuesday that he’ll veto any Republican-drawn maps that make it to his desk as part of a special session on racial gerrymandering.
The governor, who is a pediatric neurologist, said the commission will review the state’s current approach at curbing opioid abuse and offer feedback on ways to improve.
Gov. Ralph Northam has signed an executive order establishing a task force to come up with a plan to prevent worker misclassification and payroll fraud.
Gov. Ralph Northam announced Monday that TemperPack plans to spend $10.4 million on a new manufacturing operation in Henrico County.
Beginning next year, Virginia will join more than a dozen states that prohibit children under the age of 2, or children who are below the manufacturer’s suggested weight limit, to be placed in a forward-facing car seat.
“The only worse thing than the bill on the governor’s desk would be if it wasn’t there,” a Fairfax County supervisor said this week. “The funding mechanism — next to not having one — it’s about as bad as it could be.”
Virginia lawmakers are considering a bill that would increase the risk of danger from quickly-spreading mulch fires in buildings, according to state fire chiefs.
Ralph Northam was sworn in as the 73rd governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia. In his speech, he pointed to his experience as a doctor to help lead Virginia.
Here is the speech Governor Ralph Northam delivered at his inauguration on Saturday, Jan. 13.
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