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Leading Virginia Forward - Week in Review

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WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16, 2018

Governor Northam Signs Patrick County Hospital Legislation

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  • “People here should not have to drive 35 miles to the nearest hospital,” said Governor Northam. “I am glad to be here today to sign a bill that we hope will help Patrick County’s hospital find a new buyer and open back up. We all share a goal of ensuring that people in every corner of the state have access to the health care they need.”

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Governor Northam Cuts the Ribbon on Leesburg Veterans Center

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  • “With such large veteran population here in Virginia, we always want to be sure we’re providing our veterans with the best services possible,” said Governor Northam. “It’s especially important to make sure our combat veterans get the services they need and Veterans Centers like this one offer those kind of services. I want Virginia to lead the nation in providing veterans with quality care – particularly in reducing wait times for doctor’s appointments, suicide prevention, and creating community-based partnerships like this one. 

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Governor Northam Announces Cogar Manufacturing will Relocate and Expand their Operation in Giles Co. Investing $2.5 Million and Creating 60 New Jobs

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  • “Cogar Manufacturing’s decision to move operations from West Virginia to Giles County and expand production is a great testament to the Commonwealth’s competitive operating costs, extensive transportation network, and robust workforce,” said Governor Northam. “The New River Valley’s manufacturing community is booming, and Cogar will be a strong addition. I am thrilled that this new addition will revitalize a vacant facility and create 60 quality jobs in the local economy. We are proud to add another impressive manufacturer to the Commonwealth’s corporate roster, and look forward to Cogar’s future success in Giles County.”

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First Lady Pam Northam Announces Findings of New Report Showing Historic Preservation Tax Credits Boost Virginia’s Economy

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  • “These studies clearly demonstrate the sustained and substantial contribution that preservation makes to Virginia’s economy,” said First Lady Pamela Northam. “The Governor and I applaud the Department of Historic Resources and Preservation Virginia for caring for our rich past and preparing us for an amazing future.”

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Governor Northam Officiates Vow Renewals of Couples Previously Married at the Cavalier Hotel

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