Politics / Virginia

Northam signs Virginia African American Advisory Board legislation

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam has signed House Bill 2767, sponsored by Delegate Lamont Bagby, creating the Virginia African American Advisory Board. The board will be composed of 21 non-legislative citizen members appointed by the Governor, and at least 15 of the members must be African American. The Secretaries of the Commonwealth, Commerce and Trade, Education, Health … Continue reading

Ralph Northam’s Virginia win is a balm for jittery Democrats
Business / Local

Ralph Northam’s Virginia win is a balm for jittery Democrats

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Ralph Northam vaulted into the national spotlight Tuesday with a thunderous victory in Virginia’s race for governor, instantly becoming a hero of the anti-Trump movement and a balm for jittery Democrats. He convincingly won the closely watched race, delivering his party’s first major victory since Republican President Donald Trump was elected … Continue reading