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Gov. Northam’s response to events in D.C.


Gov. Northam’s response to events in D.C.

After deploying members of the Virginia National Guard and Virginia State Police to respond to events in Washington D.C. Gov. Northam stated that Virginia will be […]

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Senator Chafin dies of COVID-19 complications


Senator Chafin dies of COVID-19 complications

Gov. Northam issued the following statement today on the passing of Senator A. Benton Chafin, Jr. “With the passing of Senator Ben Chafin, Southwest Virginia has […]

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New employment opportunity in the Shenandoah Valley


New employment opportunity in the Shenandoah Valley

Governor Ralph Northam announced that Shenandoah Valley Organic (SVO), a family-owned organic chicken company, will establish a second 75,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility in the City of Harrisonburg. […]

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Northam releases COVID-19 vaccination plan


Northam releases COVID-19 vaccination plan

Gov. Ralph Northam announced Friday that $22 million in CARES Act funding will be used to create a statewide program to distribute COVID-19 vaccines when such […]

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Smithfield Foods donates to veterans


Smithfield Foods donates to veterans

Gov. Ralph Northam announced that Smithfield Foods has donated $100,000 to the Commonwealth of Virginia to support programs for homeless veterans and their families. The donation […]

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Gov. Northam, wife test positive for COVID-19


Gov. Northam, wife test positive for COVID-19

By Associated Press/Published Sept. 25,2020 9:47 a.m. RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Friday that he and his wife have both tested positive […]

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Va. lawmakers make absentee voting easier


Va. lawmakers make absentee voting easier

Virginia lawmakers gave final approval to legislation aimed at making absentee voting easier in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. The new laws now include having […]

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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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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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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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