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Virginia, with 2nd-most executions, outlaws death penalty


Virginia, with 2nd-most executions, outlaws death penalty

By Associated Press | Published Mar. 25, 2021 7:00 a.m. By DENISE LAVOIE JARRATT, Va. (AP) — The governor signed legislation Wednesday making Virginia the 23rd […]

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Schools can opt for remote learning during inclement weather


Schools can opt for remote learning during inclement weather

By Associated Press | Published Mar. 5, 2021 6:35 a.m. By SARAH ELSON of Capital News Service RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia lawmakers insisted there will […]

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Virginia lawmakers pass marijuana legalization bills


Virginia lawmakers pass marijuana legalization bills

By SARAH RANKIN and DENISE LAVOIE By Associated Press | Published Feb. 6, 2021 8:30 a.m. RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Both chambers of the Virginia General […]

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Taylor’s family praises Virginia ban on no-knock warrants


Taylor’s family praises Virginia ban on no-knock warrants

By Denise Lavoie | Published Dec. 7, 2020 6:36 p.m. RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two of Breonna Taylor’s aunts watched Monday as Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam […]

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marijuana legalization report

no responses. December 1, 2020 News_one

Northam Administration releases report on marijuana legalization


Northam Administration releases report on marijuana legalization

Gov. Ralph Northam yesterday released his administration’s report on the impact of legalizing adult-use marijuana in Virginia. According to a news release, the report is the […]

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no responses. November 30, 2020 News_one

Applications for redistricting commission open today


Applications for redistricting commission open today

By Associated Press | Published Nov. 26, 2020 9:02 a.m. RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Applications will open Monday for citizens who want to serve on Virginia’s […]

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no responses. November 9, 2020 News_one

Virginia governor seeks $1M to probe racism claims at VMI


Virginia governor seeks $1M to probe racism claims at VMI

By Denise Lavoie and Alan Suderman | Published Nov. 6, 2020 6:45 p.m. RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Ralph Northam has signed two key criminal justice […]

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no responses. November 6, 2020 News_one

Northam takes action on revised state budget, final special session bills


Northam takes action on revised state budget, final special session bills

Gov. Ralph Northam yesterday took action on Virginia’s revised biennial budget today, sending ten amendments to the General Assembly, according to a news release from the […]

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no responses. October 28, 2020 News_one

Higher education institutions in Virginia to receive CARES Act funding


Higher education institutions in Virginia to receive CARES Act funding

Gov. Ralph Northam yesterday announced $116 million in CARES Act funding has been allocated to support Virginia’s institutions of higher education. Consistent with the General Assembly’s […]

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SCC utility service cut-off moratorium to end Oct. 5


SCC utility service cut-off moratorium to end Oct. 5

The general moratorium on utility shutoffs has been extended through Oct. 5.  The State Corporation Commission (SCC) issued the order following a request from Gov. Ralph […]

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Northam reveals priorities for upcoming special session


Northam reveals priorities for upcoming special session

Gov. Northam recently unveiled his administration’s key priorities for the upcoming Virginia General Assembly special session, set to begin on Tuesday, Aug. 18. Legislators will reconvene […]

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Northam sets special General Assembly session for Aug. 18


Northam sets special General Assembly session for Aug. 18

Gov. Northam is calling the General Assembly into special session on Tuesday, Aug. 18, following the his traditional end-of-fiscal-year report to the General Assembly’s money committees. According […]

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