Stories tagged: "Governor Northam"


After Emergency Order Expires June 30, Virginia’s Face Mask Ban Returns

BASSETT-After Gov. Northam's emergency order ends June 30, Virginia's face mask ban, created in 1953, goes back into effect.

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Northam Plans to Lift Main COVID-19 Restrictions June 15

RICHMOND - Virginia's remaining COVID-19 restrictions could be lifted in just over a month, Gov. Ralph Northam said Thursday.

Northam announced everyone 16 and older will be eligible for the vaccine April 18
Vaccine Eligibility Expanding to Everyone 16 or Older in Virginia

All Virginians ages 16 and older will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine starting April 18.

Virginia's houseless population is growing
Dogwood Download: Things You Should Know For Wednesday, March 24

RICHMOND-Houseless rates are up, a whistleblower is fired and Northam signs an executive order to reduce plastic pollution.

The governor announced restrictions on gatherings and businesses are lessening Wednesday
Northam Eases COVID-19 Restrictions. What Does That Mean?

RICHMOND-Some restrictions on gatherings and businesses in Virginia will be eased beginning on Monday, March 1.

The governor says the new administration is helping speed distribution of the vaccine.
Northam Says Virginia’s Getting More Vaccine Doses Soon

RICHMOND-Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said during a press conference Wednesday that he bears ultimate responsibility for the failures of the Commonwealth’s vaccine rollout.

Virginia's governor comes out in support of abolishing the death penalty, legalizing marijuana, restoring felons voting rights.
A Message of Hope: Northam Offers Optimistic State of the Commonwealth

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam delivered a message of hope and optimism in his State of the Commonwealth Address.