Virginia Democrats are proposing a long list of criminal justice reforms in response to the recent deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and others, but while some of them – such as banning chokeholds – are aimed at protecting citizens, at least one measure could reduce protection for officers.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam said his administration is stressing caution as the state heads into phase three of the reopening process.
Governor Ralph Northam announced on Tuesday that Virginia is on pace to enter phase three of the reopening process next week.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam confirmed on Tuesday that Northern Virginia will join the rest of the state in phase 2 of the state’s reopening process on Friday, and also took time to discuss what the 2020-2021 school year will look like.
Virignia's governor says a towering statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee will be removed “as soon as possible” from Richmond’s Monument Avenue.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is expected to announce plans Thursday for the removal of an iconic statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from Richmond’s prominent Monument Avenue, a senior administration official told The Associated Press.
The law and order message the Trump administration tried to send on Monday with a show of force in the nation’s capital amid the protests in the wake of George Floyd’s death fell on deaf ears among some governors who were asked to send their National Guard to assist.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s much anticipated announcement of phase 2 of the state’s COVID-19 recovery program took a backseat on Tuesday.
Governor Ralph Northam announced on Wednesday that Northern Virginia will officially join the rest of the state on Friday in the first phase of reopening.
President Donald Trump and Virginia Governor Ralph Northam engaged in another verbal exchange this week – with the governor taking a shot at the president’s admission of taking the controversial drug hydroxychloroquine.
Warm weather drew crowds to the Virginia Beach oceanfront even though the beach is considered closed under the state’s stay-at-home directives.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam on Wednesday announced that most of the state will enter the much-anticipated phase 1 of its recovery plan today at noon after weeks of restrictions put in place to stall the spread of COVID-19.
Governors in both Maryland and Virginia have said they may take some steps toward reopening as soon as this week. But leaders in both Northern Virginia and Maryland’s D.C. suburbs are saying, “Not so fast.”
Health directors in northern Virginia say the region is not yet ready to lift stay-at-home orders and other restrictions that the rest of the state is preparing to implement.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam said on Monday that the state could begin phase one of its gradual path to reopening in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak as early as next week.
While many features of life before the COVID-19 outbreak in Virginia will have to stay on hold, after Thursday at midnight, residents will be able to resume at least one normal activity.
Virginia is still at least two weeks away from allowing nonessential businesses to reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to Gov. Ralph Northam.
Marijuana possession in the Commonwealth of Virginia will now only be a $25 offense after Gov.