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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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no responses. June 13, 2020 news_two

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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Northam announces guidelines for Phase One of reopening


Northam announces guidelines for Phase One of reopening

Gov. Ralph Northam signed Executive Order Sixty-One over the weekend and presented a detailed framework for the first phase of the “Forward Virginia” plan to safely and […]

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Valley Health starts to resume elective services


Valley Health starts to resume elective services

After careful consideration, Valley Health has started to ease restrictions on diagnostic and surgical procedures. This follows recent announcements from Gov. Ralph Northam lifting the hold […]

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no responses. April 18, 2020 news_two

Jail population dramatically decreased to hamper spread of COVID-19


Jail population dramatically decreased to hamper spread of COVID-19

Following guidance from Gov. Northam, jails are dramatically decreasing their populations. Jails are often a hotbed for infections such as COVID-19, and to subject low-level offenders […]

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no responses. April 11, 2020 news_two

Gov. Northam signs gun safety legislation into law


Gov. Northam signs gun safety legislation into law

Gov. Northam has signed several gun violence prevention measures into law, in what’s being called a historic moment for the Commonwealth. “We lose too many Virginians […]

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no responses. April 4, 2020 news_two

Gov. Northam announces emergency funding for homeless


Gov. Northam announces emergency funding for homeless

Yesterday, Gov. Northam announced an initial $2.5 million in emergency funding to shelter Virginia’s homeless population during the pandemic. Although Virginians have been ordered to stay […]

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social media monday census

no responses. March 30, 2020 news_two

Social Media Monday promotes 2020 Census


Social Media Monday promotes 2020 Census

Gov. Northam has announced a Virtual Statewide Week of Action to promote the 2020 Census, which can be taken online. Throughout the week there will be […]

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Northam orders postponement of elective surgeries


Northam orders postponement of elective surgeries

Gov. Northam and State Health Commissioner M. Norman Oliver, MD, MA, directed all state hospitals to stop performing elective surgeries or procedures to help conserve medical […]

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Northam orders schools to close for academic year, issues new restrictions for businesses


Northam orders schools to close for academic year, issues new restrictions for businesses

Gov. Northam yesterday introduced Executive Order Fifty-Three, which orders the closure of certain non-essential businesses, bans all gatherings of more than 10 people and closes all […]

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Northam, health commissioner issue public health emergency order to enforce 10-patron limit


Northam, health commissioner issue public health emergency order to enforce 10-patron limit

Gov. Ralph Northam and State Health Commissioner M. Norman Oliver issued a public health emergency order to give law enforcement the ability to enforce the 10-patron […]

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no responses. February 8, 2020 News_one

Governor Northam announces administration appointments


Governor Northam announces administration appointments

Governor Ralph Northam announced additional appointments to his administration yesterday. Alexa Pinzon has been appointed Director of the Executive Mansion. Pinzon most recently served as Assistant […]

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