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March 24, 2017 / Endorsements, Press

Progressive Emerging Leaders and LGBT Activists Backs Ralph Northam for Governor

Today, a progressive coalition of leaders across Virginia endorsed Ralph Northam’s candidacy for governor. Read post
March 24, 2017 / Press

Northam Celebrates House Republicans Pulling Down Vote to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

By pulling down today’s vote, House Republicans signal they are joining the rest of the country in agreeing that the better way to cover more patients, for less money is to build on the Affordable Care Act’s progress. Read post
March 24, 2017 / Press

Ralph Northam Unveils Environmental Policy Platform

Today, Ralph Northam unveiled his environmental policy platform to keep Virginians healthy and make our communities great places to live. Read post
March 23, 2017 / Press

Northam for Governor on Ed Gillespie’s “Good Relationship” with Trump Administration

Cozying up to the president might be good business for Ed the recovering lobbyist, but it’s bad business for Virginians. Read post
March 23, 2017 / Press

Northam for Governor Releases “Kia” Video

Today, the Northam for Governor campaign released “Kia”, an online video featuring Kia Hamel, the mother of one of Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam’s pediatric neurology patients. Read post
March 16, 2017 / Press

Northam For Governor Responds To Ed Gillespie’s Trump Tax Plan

Virginians have seen these types of irresponsible tax plans before from D.C. Republicans. It seems like Ed's spent too much time with lobbyists on K Street and CEOs on Wall Street, because his Trump-esque tax plan was inspired by a Koch Brothers-funded group. Read post
March 15, 2017 / Press

Ralph Northam Shares Vision for “Stronger Families”, Gender Equality in the Commonwealth

Today, Lieutenant Governor Northam unveiled a policy for working families in the Commonwealth, including proposals to address equal pay, paid family leave, and childcare affordability. 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
March 7, 2017 / Press

Northam Slams GOP’s “Despicable Effort” to End Private Abortion Coverage

This is a despicable effort to bar women from accessing the quality, affordable healthcare. Rolling back the clock on Roe v. Wade will have real-life, adverse effects on women’s health outcomes across the board. Read post
March 6, 2017 / Policy, Press

Lt. Governor Northam Calls On All Gubernatorial Candidates To Commit to Nonpartisan Redistricting

Ralph Northam is calling on all gubernatorial candidates to commit to a nonpartisan redistricting plan. Read post
February 28, 2017 / Press

Price named Northam for Governor campaign chair

My name is Marcia "Cia" Price and I represent the 95th District in the Virginia House of Delegates. For the last decade, I have been fighting for social justice, equality and fairness in our great Commonwealth. This year, I am going to be fighting for Ralph Northam as the Chair of his campaign for 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 22, 2017 / Press

Northam Applauds Ruling to Uphold Maryland Assault Weapons Ban

Yesterday, in a 10-4 ruling, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, said assault weapons banned under Maryland law aren’t protected by the Second Amendment. 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
February 8, 2017 / Press

Northam on SJ 223: “A Disingenuous, Unfair, And A Cynical Attempt To Gain A Political Advantage.”

The right to vote is fundamental to our democracy. Disallowing a person who has paid their debt to society and is law abiding from ever voting again goes against our founding principles. Read post
February 3, 2017 / Press

Northam Reacts To United States House of Representatives Vote To Weaken The National Gun Background Check System

Yesterday, the United States House of Representatives voted to roll back President Obama’s regulation that required the Social Security Administration to disclose to the national gun background check system information about people with severe mental illness. Read post
January 27, 2017 / Endorsements, Press

Roanoke Leaders Endorse Ralph Northam for Governor

Today, leaders from Roanoke endorsed Ralph Northam’s candidacy for governor. Read post
January 24, 2017 / Endorsements, Press

Alexandria Leaders Endorse Ralph Northam for Governor

Today, leaders from Alexandria endorsed for Ralph Northam’s candidacy for governor. Read post
January 18, 2017 / Press

GOP Priorities: Guns For Drunks, Shaming Women

Today, without providing an alternative, Virginia Republicans voted down commonsense gun safety legislation and voted for legislation to shame women for having an abortion. Read post
January 17, 2017 / Press

Northam Bests Gillespie, Raises Over $1.64 million In Second Half Of 2016

Today, the Northam for Governor campaign announced it raised more than $1.64 million in its final financial report for 2016. Read post
January 15, 2017 / Press

Northam Calls On GOP To Protect Healthcare for Millions

Dr. Northam joined Senator Tim Kaine, Governor Terry McAuliffe, Congressman Bobby Scott, and Congressman Don McEachin in Capitol Square today for a rally with Virginians to save healthcare, and oppose Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Read post
January 14, 2017 / Press

Northam: “What Are We Waiting For?”

Before the start of the current legislative session, Lieutenant Governor Northam gave impassioned remarks on how his own experience as a pediatric physician has reinforced his commitment to stronger gun safety protections. Read post
January 10, 2017 / Endorsements, Press

Charlottesville Leaders Endorse Ralph Northam for Governor

Today, leaders from the Charlottesville area endorsed for Ralph Northam’s candidacy for governor. Read post
January 8, 2017 / Endorsements, Press

Roanoke Mayor Sherman Lea Sr. Endorses Ralph Northam for Governor

Today, Roanoke Mayor Sherman Lea Sr. Endorses Ralph Northam for Governor voiced his support for Ralph Northam’s candidacy for governor. Read post
January 6, 2017 / Press

Northam for Governor Announces Hire of David Turner as Communications Director

Today, Northam for Governor announced it has hired David Turner and the communications director for the campaign. He returns to Virginia have previously served as the press secretary for Mark Warner’s successful re-election campaign. Read post
January 5, 2017 / Endorsements, Press

Democrats From Virginia’s Congressional Delegation Voice Support of Northam for Governor

Today, Democrats from Virginia’s Congressional delegation voiced their support for Ralph Northam’s candidacy for governor. Read post
December 15, 2016 / Press

VIDEO: Lt. Governor Northam Strongly Opposes 20 Week Abortion Bill in Ohio, Warns The Same Could Happen in VA

On Tuesday, Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed anti-choice legislation that takes away a woman’s constitutional right to choose after twenty weeks of pregnancy. Read post
November 17, 2016 / Endorsements, Press

African American Legislators Endorse Northam for Governor

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January 18, 2016 / Endorsements, Press

McAuliffe, Warner, Kaine, Herring Endorse Ralph Northam For Governor

All of Virginia’s statewide elected officials endorse Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam for Governor. Read post
January 5, 2016 / Press

State-level Elected Democrats Across Virginia Support Northam for Governor

Today, prominent Democrats from across Virginia proclaim their support of Ralph Northam’s candidacy for governor. Read post
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