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General Assembly Upholds Governor’s Vetoes During Reconvene Session

April 19, 2018

The Virginia House of Delegates met for the reconvene session yesterday afternoon and voted on the Governor’s vetoes and amendments to bills passed during the legislative session. All of Governor Northam’s vetoes were upheld.

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VA House Meets For Special Session; Passes Budget With Medicaid Expansion

April 18, 2018

The Virginia House of Delegates convened yesterday to vote on the budget that passed the House Appropriations committee last Friday. The budget, that includes Medicaid expansion, passed with overwhelming support and is pending actions from the Senate.

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Alexandria’s Director of Victim/Witness Assistance Wins Unsung Hero Award

April 13, 2018

Attorney General Mark R. Herring honored ten victims' advocates at the second annual Unsung Heroes Awards ceremony in Richmond on April 12. Judy Holl, Alexandria’s Director of the Victim/Witness Assistance Program, received one of the prestigious awards.

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Governor Northam Announces Creation Of The Virginia Founders Fund

April 12, 2018

Governor Ralph Northam today announced the creation of the Virginia Founders Fund, a new seed-stage fund that increases access to venture capital in Virginia.

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March 2018 General Fund Revenue Collections Are Down 3.5% From The Previous Year And Fiscal-Year-To-Date Collections Are Up 5.2%

April 12, 2018

Governor Northam announced today that, although March is not a significant month for collections, revenue decreased 3.5% as payroll withholding had one less deposit day than a year ago. On a fiscal year-to-date basis, total revenue collections rose 5.2%, ahead of the annual forecast of 3.4% growth.    

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Governor Northam Recognizes Finalists In DMV’s License Plate Contest

April 12, 2018

Governor Ralph Northam, Secretary of Transportation Shannon Valentine, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, and members of the General Assembly celebrated the eight finalists in DMV’s Take Action Against Distraction License Plate Design Contest on Thursday, April 12 at the Capitol in Richmond.

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Democrats Continue To Fight For Medicaid Expansion During Special Session

April 12, 2018

The General Assembly convened for special session yesterday to restart the process of passing a biennial budget. The House took action today to pass a procedural resolution allowing the process to commence, sending the Governor’s budget to the Appropriations committee.

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AG Herring Defends Virginians’ Healthcare Against Latest Legal Attack

April 10, 2018

Attorney General Mark R. Herring and 15 fellow state attorneys general yesterday filed a motion to intervene to protect healthcare for millions of Americans against a lawsuit filed in Texas.

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Governor Northam Finalizes Actions On Legislation In Advance Of Reconvened Session

April 10, 2018

Governor Ralph Northam yesterday finished his review and action on 874 bills passed by the General Assembly for his signature, amendment or veto.

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Governor Vetoes Legislation That Would Threaten Reliability Of Elections Information

April 10, 2018

Governor Ralph Northam yesterday vetoed House Bill 1167, which would require jury commissioners to collect information from people who are not qualified to serve on juries and present that information to local registrars for list maintenance purposes.

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