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no responses. September 29, 2020 News_one

Grants to support COVID-19 recovery, response efforts in rural Virginia


Grants to support COVID-19 recovery, response efforts in rural Virginia

Gov. Ralph Northam yesterday announced more than $8.4 million in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) for 14 projects that will help rural communities across Virginia respond […]

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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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no responses. June 13, 2020 news_two

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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rebuild va grant program expands

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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rebuild va grant program expands

no responses. June 12, 2020 News_one

Northam announces plans for reopening of colleges, universities this fall


Northam announces plans for reopening of colleges, universities this fall

During a press briefing yesterday, Gov. Northam revealed plans for the reopening of higher education institutions. Northam said colleges and universities will be able to reopen […]

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community development block grant

no responses. June 9, 2020 News_one

Shenandoah County Park fully reopens


Shenandoah County Park fully reopens

Shenandoah County Park has fully reopened. The park has been open with restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation Department made the announcement […]

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Ban on elective surgeries extended one more week


Ban on elective surgeries extended one more week

Gov. Northam has extended the ban on elective surgeries for one more week, now lasting until May 1. This has been done to ensure that frontline […]

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DMV closure extended to at least May 11


DMV closure extended to at least May 11

As per Gov. Northam’s orders, all 75 DMV customer service centers, DMV 2 Go, DMV Connect and all 13 weigh stations will remain closed to the public […]

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no responses. April 21, 2020 news_two

Gov. Northam assembles team to work on COVID-19 testing


Gov. Northam assembles team to work on COVID-19 testing

Gov. Northam has assembled a working group on COVID-19 testing to address Virginia’s lack of tests. The group is led by former Health Commissioner Dr. Karen […]

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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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