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State to distribute $644.6M in federal aid to local governments


State to distribute $644.6M in federal aid to local governments

Gov. Northam announced yesterday that the state will distribute $644.6 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds to local governments in its second and final round of […]

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Northam announces $70 million fund for small businesses, nonprofits impacted by COVID-19


Northam announces $70 million fund for small businesses, nonprofits impacted by COVID-19

Gov. Northam announced on Monday $70 million in available funding for small businesses and nonprofit organizations whose normal operations were disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The […]

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Virginia adopts workplace safety standards in response to pandemic


Virginia adopts workplace safety standards in response to pandemic

In a news release yesterday, Gov. Northam announced the adoption of statewide emergency workplace safety standards in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The safety rules will […]

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Northam orders stronger enforcement of COVID-19 regulations


Northam orders stronger enforcement of COVID-19 regulations

Yesterday, Gov. Northam held his first press conference in weeks to address the growing number of COVID-19 cases in Virginia. He announced stronger enforcement of business […]

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Gov. Northam announces funding supporting affordable housing in Winchester


Gov. Northam announces funding supporting affordable housing in Winchester

Gov. Northam recently announced more than $10.3 million dollars in Affordable and Special Needs Housing (ASNH) loans for 14 projects across the state, one of them […]

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Northam announces bar seating will remain closed under Phase Three


Northam announces bar seating will remain closed under Phase Three

With COVID-19 cases rising in other states, Gov. Northam announced Virginia will maintain its restrictions on bar seating in Phase Three of the “Forward Virginia” plan. […]

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Northam announces plans for housing assistance program


Northam announces plans for housing assistance program

Gov. Ralph Northam announced at a news conference Thursday that his administration is putting an initial $50 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds toward housing assistance. […]

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Virginia High School League holds off on deciding status of fall sports season


Virginia High School League holds off on deciding status of fall sports season

The Virginia High School League Executive Committee met in special session yesterday for the purpose of discussing the fiscal year 2021 budget and fall sports. Though […]

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Northam introduces Phase Three guidelines


Northam introduces Phase Three guidelines

Although Virginia will not enter into Phase Three of the “Forward Virginia” plan this week, Gov. Northam presented what the third phase of easing public health […]

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Northam moves to make Juneteenth a state holiday


Northam moves to make Juneteenth a state holiday

Gov. Northam announced yesterday in a press conference that he will introduce legislation to make Juneteenth a state holiday. Virginia has long marked Juneteenth by issuing a […]

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New grant program focuses on COVID-19’s impact on agriculture and forestry


New grant program focuses on COVID-19’s impact on agriculture and forestry

Virginia’s first and third largest industries, agriculture and forestry, are the focus of a new grant program, overseen by the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer […]

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Virginia Career Works Referral Portal created to help jobseekers


Virginia Career Works Referral Portal created to help jobseekers

Gov. Northam unveiled a new online tool to help job seekers during the pandemic, the Virginia Career Works Referral Portal. The portal is a website designed […]

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