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Policy

May 31, 2017 / Policy, Press

Northam: Trump Administration’s Move to Roll Back Contraception Mandate “A Slippery Slope,” Calls For Protections in Virginia

Recent reports have revealed that the Trump Administration has drafted a rule to roll back the federal requirement mandating that most employers provide birth control coverage in health insurance plans. Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam is calling for a state law codifying the contraceptive mandate. Read post
May 26, 2017 / Policy, Press

Lt. Governor Northam Announces “Virginia Votes” Proposal to Expand Voting Rights and Increase Government Transparency

Today, Ralph Northam announced “Virginia Votes”, a series of proposals to expand voting rights and increase government transparency in the Commonwealth. Read post
May 8, 2017 / Policy, Press

Lt. Governor Northam Announces Comprehensive Campaign Finance Reform Package

Today, Ralph Northam announced a series of proposals to reform Virginia’s campaign finance system. Read post
April 24, 2017 / Policy, Press

Northam Calls For A Phase Out Of The State Grocery Sales Tax On Low-Income Virginians

Today, Lieutenant Governor Northam called for phasing out the regressive nature of the state grocery sales tax in Virginia. The Lt. Governor is calling for this change in policy as part of a broader look at tax reform in the commonwealth. Read post
April 19, 2017 / Policy, Press

Northam Calls For Dark Money Disclosure Law

Today, Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam called for a new law to require dark money groups, regardless of their tax status, to disclose their contributors if they spend money to influence Virginia’s elections. Read post
March 30, 2017 / Policy, Press

Ralph Northam Unveils Education Policy Platform

Today, Ralph Northam unveiled his education policy platform to make quality education available for all Virginians, no matter who they are, no matter where they are. Read post
March 24, 2017 / Policy

Environmental Policy

As Governor, Lieutenant Governor Northam will fight Donald Trump’s attempts to weaken environmental protections and make Virginia a leader in state-driven conservation solutions. Read post
March 15, 2017 / Policy

Stronger Families Policy

To ensure economic opportunity for everyone – no matter who you are, no matter where you live, a level playing field must exist between men and women. Read post
March 10, 2017 / Policy, Press

Ralph Northam Calls for Reinstatement of Virginia “One Gun A Month” Policy

Today, Lieutenant Governor Northam called for the reinstatement of Virginia’s one gun a month policy, which prohibits the purchase of more than one gun per person in any 30-day period. Read post
February 23, 2017 / Policy, Press

Ralph Northam Announces “G3: Get Skilled – Get a Job – Give Back” for 21st-Century Workforce Development

Today, Lieutenant Governor Northam unveiled the “G3: Get Skilled - Get a Job - Give Back” -- his proposal to develop a skilled workforce to fill the essential, well-paying new collar jobs of the 21st century in cybersecurity, computer programming, clean energy, healthcare, and other high need areas. Read post
February 13, 2017 / Policy, Press

Ralph Northam Unveils Agenda To Reform Virginia’s Criminal Justice System

Today, Lieutenant Governor Northam unveiled his agenda to reform Virginia’s criminal justice system. Read post
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