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September 15, 2017 / Endorsements, Press

Virginia Transportation Construction Alliance Endorses Dr. Ralph Northam in Virginia Governor’s Race

Today, Virginia Transportation Construction Alliance announced Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam as its choice to be the 73rd governor of 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 14, 2017 / Press

On 2013 Transportation Deal, Ed Gillespie Willingly Threw Everyone Under The Bus

There’s no place Ed Gillespie isn’t willing to go in order to get elected -- and that includes railing against the signature policy achievement of fellow Republican Governor McDonnell, whose campaign Gillespie chaired: the 2013 bipartisan transportation funding deal. Read post
September 14, 2017 / Press

What They’re Saying: $1.4 Billion Price Tag on Ed Gillespie’s Tax Cut Plan For Millionaires and Billionaires

Yesterday, the Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis and Institute for Taxation and Economic Policy released a report examining the tax plans of all three gubernatorial candidates and their potential impacts on Virginians. Read post
September 13, 2017 / Press

Trump Administration’s ACA Sabotage Leaves Virginians In 58 Cities Without Choice Of Insurers

Yesterday, the Richmond Times Dispatch reported more than 66,000 residents in 58 cities and counties could be left with no coverage and no options next year as insurers end their participation in Virginia’s exchanges. Read post
September 8, 2017 / Press

Northam Campaign to Air New Ad “Whoever”

In response to the Gillespie campaign’s latest attacks against Dr. Ralph Northam’s record, the Northam campaign announced today it will begin airing a new ad entitled “Whoever” to highlight Ralph’s life and career of serving others. Read post
September 8, 2017 / Press

FACT CHECK: Just Like His Tax Plan, Ed Gillespie’s Attacks Don’t Add Up

Today, the Gillespie campaign urged voters to do exactly what Dr. Ralph Northam is doing in a new ad called “Go”: to go to the Northam website and compare their economic visions. Read post
September 6, 2017 / Press

Statement from Dr. Ralph Northam on Short Term Aversion of a Government Shutdown

Dr. Ralph Northam released the following statement on reports Donald Trump and Congressional Democrats have come to an agreement to raise the debt limit, pass aid for Harvey, and fund the government through December 15. Read post
September 6, 2017 / Press

FACT CHECK: Koch Brothers Cook Up Cockamamie Claims

Today, Americans for Prosperity announced it would continue propping up Ed Gillespie’s lackluster campaign with a seven-figure cable television buy. The ad campaign continues a dishonest, misleading line of attack. Read post
September 5, 2017 / Press

Northam Campaign To Air Two New Ads “Prison” and “Go”

Today, the Northam for Governor campaign announced it will begin airing two new ads entitled “Prison” and “Go.” Read post
September 5, 2017 / Press

STATEMENT: Dr. Northam Criticizes Trump for DACA Decision

Today, the Trump administration announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, with a six-month delay. Read post
September 5, 2017 / Press

NEW VIDEO: Ralph Northam, A Champion For Virginia’s Veterans

Today, the Northam for Governor campaign released a new video highlighting Dr. John “Rob” Marsh’s testimony to Ralph Northam’s character and integrity as a veteran, doctor, leader and friend. 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
September 1, 2017 / Press

STATEMENT: On DACA, Dr. Northam Calls on Trump to “Show Heart”

Today, reports emerged that the Trump administration is considering allowing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to gradually expire or end altogether. Read post
September 1, 2017 / Endorsements, Press

On the Day of Eid Ul- Adha, Virginia’s Most Prominent Muslim Organizations Endorse  Ralph Northam For Governor

Today, two prominent Muslim organizations, EmgagePAC and the American Muslim Women PAC, announced their endorsements of Dr. Ralph Northam to be the next governor of the commonwealth of Virginia on the day of Eid Ul- Adha. Read post
August 30, 2017 / Press

FACT CHECK: Ed Gillespie Admitted At Debate There Are No Sanctuary Cities in Virginia

Despite Ed Gillespie’s Trumpian rhetoric, the fact remains that Virginia has no sanctuary cities. 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 25, 2017 / Press

NEW VIDEO: Ralph Northam Is Making Progress for Virginia Schools

Following yesterday’s rollout of a new K-12 Education Policy Plan, the Northam for Governor campaign released a new video highlighting Ralph’s track record as a friend and supporter of public education in Virginia. 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 23, 2017 / Press

Statement from Dr. Ralph Northam on Trump’s Threats to Shutdown the Federal Government

Dr. Ralph Northam released a statement on Donald Trump’s threat to shutdown the federal government if funding is not secured for a border wall with Mexico. Read post
August 22, 2017 / Press

NEW VIDEO: Ed’s Shameful Silence On Trump’s Nod And Wink to White Supremacy

Today, the Northam for Governor campaign released a new video in response to Ed Gillespie’s shameful silence on Donald Trump’s inadequate response to the violent demonstrations caused by white supremacists in Charlottesville last weekend. Read post
August 21, 2017 / Press

ROUNDUP: Ralph Northam Travels Throughout Northern and Central Virginia on the “Virginia Progress For Jobs Tour”

This week, Dr. Ralph Northam traveled throughout northern and central Virginia on the “Virginia Progress for Jobs” tour, promoting his vision for an economy that creates opportunity for every Virginian, no matter who you are, no matter where you live. Read post
August 21, 2017 / Press

Weekend of Action, August 26-27

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August 18, 2017 / Press

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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 17, 2017 / Press

NEW AD: Northam for Governor Launches “Future”

Today, the Northam for Governor campaign released a new ad, “Future.” The ad will air across the commonwealth and focuses on Dr. Ralph Northam’s career as a pediatric physician and his plan to ensure that all of Virginia’s children have the chance at a promising future. Read post
August 16, 2017 / Press

Statement from Dr. Ralph Northam on Confederate Statues

Today, in response to the City of Charlottesville’s decision to remove the statue of Robert E. Lee from Emancipation Park, Dr. Ralph Northam released a statement. Read post
August 16, 2017 / Press

Ralph Northam Responds To Trump On CNN New Day: “He Disappointed Us All”

On CNN this morning, Dr. Ralph Northam talked with Chris Cuomo about Donald Trump doubling down on his refusal to condemn white supremacists by placing blame “on both sides” for the violence in Charlottesville. Read post
August 15, 2017 / Press

Dr. Northam: Trump’s Defense of White Supremacists A “Dereliction of Duty”

Following the horrific events over the weekend in Charlottesville, including the death of Heather Heyer at the hands of a domestic terrorist with neo-Nazi leanings, President Donald Trump today doubled down on his statements placing blame “on both sides.” Read post
August 12, 2017 / Press

Dr. Northam on Planned Rally in Charlottesville

White supremacists have descended upon Charlottesville again to evoke a reaction as ugly and violent as their beliefs -- just as they did before, I am urging Virginians to deny them the satisfaction. Read post
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