A Commonwealth of Virginia Website

News Releases


Governor Northam Vetoes Bill Overriding Local Taxing Authority
Governor Ralph Northam today vetoed House Bill 1204, which would override Arlington County’s decision making authority with respect to how the county assesses property taxes to two country clubs. The Governor’s full veto statement is below.
Governor Northam Vetoes Legislation Regarding the Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity
Governor Ralph Northam today vetoed legislation that would move certain functions of the Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity to another agency.
Governor Northam Vetoes Legislation Seeking to Change Redistricting Lines outside of Constitutional Process
Governor Ralph Northam today vetoed House Bill 158, which would change legislative district boundaries outside of the redistricting process prescribed by the Constitution of Virginia.
Governor Northam Vetoes Legislation Burdening Local Election Officials with Redundant Requirements
Governor Ralph Northam today vetoed legislation that would require local election officials to investigate lists of registered voters, despite the fact that Virginia already has significant measures in place to preserve the integrity of the
Governor Northam Vetoes Legislation Limiting Virginia’s Ability to Fight Global Warming and Create Clean Energy Jobs
Governor Ralph Northam today vetoed House Bill 1270, which would limit the Governor’s authority to use a market-based carbon trading program to reduce carbon pollution and grow the clean energy sector.
Governor Northam Vetoes Legislation that would Divert State and Local Law Enforcement Resources for Political Purposes
Governor Ralph Northam today vetoed House Bill 1257, which would force state and local law enforcement agencies to use resources and manpower to perform functions that should be executed by federal immigration enforcement agencies.
Governor Northam Vetoes Legislation Prohibiting Local Governments from Maintaining Higher Wage Standards for Contractors
Governor Ralph Northam today vetoed House Bill 375, which would prohibit local governments from requiring their contractors to pay employees a higher wage than the state requires.
Governor Northam Honors Crime Victims and Victim Advocates at Capitol Event
Governor Ralph Northam and Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian J. Moran joined crime victims and victim advocates today to recognize the 2018 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week.
Governor Northam Announces Administration Appointments
Governor Ralph Northam announced additional appointments to his Administration today.
Governor Northam Announces Mohawk Industries to Expand in Carroll County
Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Mohawk Industries, the leading global manufacturer of residential and commercial flooring products, will purchase new equipment and expand its manufacturing operation in Carroll County.

Showing 21 - 30 of 127 news releases. | < Previous Page | Next Page> | Last Page >>

Media Contact

Ofirah Yheskel
Press Secretary
804-786-2211
Ofirah.Yheskel@governor.virginia.gov

Connect With Governor Northam

Subscribe for News Updates

Subscribe for Flag Updates