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October 11, 2017 / Policy, Press

Ralph Northam Releases Women’s Health, Equality & Opportunity Policy Platform

Alongside NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia and Planned Parenthood Advocates Virginia, Dr. Ralph Northam unveiled his policy plan outlining his goals for women’s health, equality and economic opportunity in Virginia. Read post
October 6, 2017 / Policy, Press

STATEMENT: Dr. Ralph Northam On Gun Violence Prevention Policies

Following the devastating terrorist attack in Las Vegas that killed 59 people and injured over 500 more, Dr. Ralph Northam released the following statement. Read post
October 4, 2017 / Policy, Press

Ralph Northam Issues Plan To Combat the Commonwealth’s Opioid and Heroin Crisis

Today, Dr. Ralph Northam unveiled his policy plan to fight back against the prescription drug and heroin epidemic that ravages our nation and the commonwealth of Virginia. Read post
September 15, 2017 / Policy, Press

Ralph Northam Issues Technology Policy Plan

Today, Dr. Ralph Northam unveiled his policy plan to build and expand Virginia’s vibrant technology ecosystem to underpin high-growth emerging industries and position Virginia as a global technology leader. Read post
September 5, 2017 / Policy, Press

Ralph Northam Issues Veterans Policy Plan

Today in front of the USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, Dr. Ralph Northam unveiled his policy plan to bolster support for Virginia’s veterans and military families, and strengthen opportunities for all Virginians. Read post
August 29, 2017 / Policy, Press

Northam Announces “Making Virginia the Best State for Talent” Higher Education Policy Plan

Today, Dr. Ralph Northam released his policy plan to transform Virginia’s higher education system and strengthen opportunities for all Virginians, no matter who you are or where you’re from. Read post
August 24, 2017 / Policy, Press

Ralph Northam Issues K-12 Education Policy Plan

Today at the Fairfax Education Association, Dr. Ralph Northam will unveil his policy plan to bolster Virginia’s public education and strengthen opportunities for all of Virginia’s children. Read post
August 18, 2017 / Policy, Press

Dr. Ralph Northam Unveils Mental Health Policy Plan

Today, Dr. Ralph Northam unveiled his policy plan to make Virginia a national leader in mental health care. Read post
August 8, 2017 / Policy, Press

Ralph Northam Announces Agriculture And Forestry Policy Plan

Today, Dr. Ralph Northam unveiled his new agriculture and forestry policy plan that will continue championing the growth of Virginia’s number one private industry as part of his vision for an economy that will create opportunities for all Virginians, no matter who they are or where they live. Read post
July 27, 2017 / Policy, Press

Ralph Northam Announces Policy Proposal for Virginians With Disabilities

Today, Dr. Ralph Northam unveiled his new policy plan focused on improving the inclusion and quality of life for Virginians with disabilities. Read post
July 27, 2017 / Policy

Agenda To Expand Opportunities For Virginians With Disabilities

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July 18, 2017 / Policy, Press

Ralph Northam Announces Rural Economic Policy Plan

Today, Dr. Ralph Northam unveiled his new rural economic policy plan that will work to strengthen Virginia’s rural economy and build an economy that will create opportunities for all Virginians, no matter who they are or where they live. Read post
July 18, 2017 / Policy, Press

Ralph Northam Calls for Bipartisan Joint Health Care Subcommittee To Address Health Care Costs and Access

With news that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is working to move forward with the repeal of the Affordable Care Act with no replacement bill in place, Dr. Ralph Northam today called for a Bipartisan Joint Health Care Subcommittee in Virginia to address the rising costs of health care. Read post
July 12, 2017 / Policy

Medicaid enrollment and premium increases by locality

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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 10, 2017 / Policy, Press

Following Comey Firing, Northam Calls for Special Prosecutor

The timing of the president’s decision to fire Director Comey is suspicious and disturbing. Republicans must now choose country over party and call for a special prosecutor. 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 27, 2017 / Policy, Press

Northam Reups Call to Expand Medicaid in the Commonwealth

Today, Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam re-upped his call to expand Medicaid in the Commonwealth following Friday’s failure by House Republicans to hold a vote on their effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act. 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
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 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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