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Virginia Governor: Vaccine Eligibility Opens for All Adults

Virginians seeking a vaccination opportunity can find and schedule appointments at vaccinate.virginia.gov or by calling 877-VAX-IN-VA RICHMOND, VA (STL.News) Governor Ralph Northam announced earlier this month, all Virginians age 16 and older will…

Virginia: Lawrence Brothers, Inc.to Expand in Tazewell County

RICHMOND, VA (STL.News) Governor Ralph Northam announced that Lawrence Brothers, Inc., an industry leader in battery tray fabrication and manufacturing of motive power trays, ground support systems, and transformer components, will invest $3.2…

Virginia Governor: $6.3 Million Grant to Drive Economic Growth

RICHMOND, VA (STL.News) Governor Ralph Northam today announced an allocation of more than $6.3 million in Growth and Opportunity for Virginia (GO Virginia) grants to help the Commonwealth continue addressing the economic impacts…

Virginia: STS Group AG to Establish in Wythe County

Governor Northam Announces STS Group AG to Establish First U.S. Location in Wythe County, Creating 120 New Jobs German manufacturer will invest $39 million to locate new facility in Progress…

Virginia Governor: SES to Expand in Prince William County

Governor Northam Announces International Telecommunications Company to Expand, Create Up to 200 New Jobs in Prince William County SES to invest $17 million to consolidate satellite and network operations, establish…

Virginia Governor: $46.6 Million Funding for Private Schools

Governor Northam Announces $46.6 Million in Federal Funding for Virginia Private Schools Funds will help address pandemic-related expenses, ensure facilities can operate safely RICHMOND, VA (STL.News) Governor Ralph Northam invited eligible Virginia private…

Virginia: Oransi Selects Radford for Manufacturing Facility

Governor Northam Announces Air Purification Company Oransi Selects Radford for First Manufacturing Facility, Creating 101 New Jobs Oransi will invest $5.6 million to develop and manufacture new product line RICHMOND, VA (STL.News) Governor…

Virginia Invests $203.6 Million to Expand Access to Child Care

Virginia Invests Over $203.6 Million to Expand Access to Child Care, Increase Support for Providers Families with household income of up to 85 percent of the state median income with…

Virginia Governor, First Lady: 10th Annual STEM Essay Contest Winners

Governor and First Lady Northam, Virginia Council on Women Announce 10th Annual STEM Essay Contest Winners RICHMOND, VA (STL.News) Governor Ralph Northam and First Lady Northam and the Virginia Council on Women announced…

Virginia to Expand Vaccine Eligibility to All Adults by April 18

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, VA (STL.News) Governor Ralph Northam today announced that all individuals in Virginia age 16 and older will be eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine starting on Sunday, April 18, ahead…

Virginia Governor Northam Approves Voting Rights Act

Nearly eight years after U.S. Supreme Court invalidated key provisions of the 1965 federal Voting Rights Act, new state law will protect and expand access to the ballot box RICHMOND, VA (STL.News) Governor…

Virginia Governor Proposes Accelerating Marijuana Legalization

Governor Northam Proposes Accelerating Marijuana Legalization in Virginia Amendments address inequitable enforcement of marijuana laws, legalize simple possession on July 1, 2021 RICHMOND, VA (STL.News) Governor Ralph Northam today proposed moving up the…

Virginia: J&J Truck Sales to Expand in Pittsylvania County

Governor Northam Announces Construction Equipment Company to Expand in Pittsylvania County, Creating 27 New Jobs J&J Truck Sales to invest $5.2 million to increase refurbishing capacity and accommodate growth RICHMOND, VA (STL.News) Governor…

Virginia Governor: Unemployment Rate Dropped to 5.2 Percent

RICHMOND, VA (STL.News) Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Virginia’s unemployment rate fell to 5.2 percent in February, which is 2.7 percentage points above the rate from one year ago.  Virginia’s seasonally adjusted…

Virginia Governor: Annual Conference on Agricultural Trade

RICHMOND, VA (STL.News) Governor Ralph Northam will co-host the 13th Annual Governor’s Conference on Agricultural Trade on Tuesday, March 30, 2021.  The annual event, which is taking place virtually this year, brings together policymakers,…

Virginia Governor: Phasing Out Single-Use Plastics at State Agencies

RICHMOND, VA (STL.News) Governor Ralph Northam today signed Executive Order Seventy-Seven aimed at reducing Virginia’s reliance on single-use plastics, which pollute waterways, harm fish and wildlife, and take up space in landfills.  The order…

Virginia Governor: Service For Students Applying for Financial Aid

RICHMOND, VA (STL.News) Governor Ralph Northam today announced the launch of a new free advising service to assist Virginia students and families applying for financial aid and help address the COVID-19 related decline…

Virginia Governor Northam Signs Key Bills into Law

RICHMOND, VA (STL.News) Governor Ralph Northam today announced he has signed several important pieces of legislation, including measures to modernize public health funding, increase access to early childhood education, boost the sale of…

Virginia Governor: Rise in Violence Against Asian Americans

RICHMOND, VA (STL.News) Governor Ralph Northam issued the following statement. “We are grieving with the Asian American community and all of the victims of the horrific shootings in Atlanta last night that took…