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Ralph S. Northam Sworn in as Virginia’s 73rd Governor

News Releases

Governor Northam Statement on Federal Government Shutdown
Governor Ralph Northam released the following statement today after Congress’ failure to pass a measure to outline a long-term funding solution for the federal government and prevent a shutdown.
Governor Northam Announces Northern Virginia Selected as One of 20 Contenders for Amazon’s Second Headquarters
Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has selected Northern Virginia as a candidate for its second North American headquarters. In September, the e-commerce giant released a public request for proposal seeking a
Governor Northam Announces Virginia Companies Increase International Sales through Commonwealth’s Premier Exporting Program
Governor Ralph Northam today announced that 13 companies from across the Commonwealth have graduated from the Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) Program, touting impressive results as they successfully exported products and services overseas.
Governor Ralph Northam Delivers Address to the Joint Assembly
"Speaker Cox, Senator Newman, Lieutenant Governor Fairfax, Justices of the Supreme Court, ladies and gentlemen of the General Assembly, thank you for inviting me to speak with you this evening."
Governor Ralph Northam Signs Executive Order Number Three
Governor Ralph Northam today signed Executive Order Number Three giving his Chief of Staff the power to declare a state of emergency, to call the Virginia National Guard to active service for emergencies or disasters, and to declare the Governor

Public Events January 22

11:00 AM

Governor Northam to provide remarks at Women’s Equality Coalition Lobby Day rally
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1:00 PM

Governor Northam to provide remarks at Virginia School Board Association conference
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5:00 PM

Governor Northam and First Lady Pam Northam to host 45th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade Reception
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Week in Review

Governor’s Cabinet

Chief of Staff
Clark Mercer
Deputy Chief of Staff
Suzette Denslow
Secretary of the Commonwealth
Kelly Thomasson
Secretary of Admnistration
Keyanna Conner
Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry
Bettina Ring
Secretary of Commerce and Trade
Esther Lee
Secretary of Education
Atif Qarni
Secretary of Finance
Aubrey Layne
Secretary of Health and Human Resources
Daniel Carey, M.D.
Secretary of Natural Resources
Matt Strickler
Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security
Brian J. Moran
Secretary of Transportation
Shannon Valentine
Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs
Carlos Hopkins
Counsel to the Governor
Rita Davis
Chief Workforce Advisor to the Governor
Megan Healy

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