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The British classic rock band known as the Who famously belted out “Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss.” As Michael Pope reports, Republicans say that sentiment could have been written about the Executive Mansion in Richmond.

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Saying voters sent a clear message in last November's election, new Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is asking the Republican-backed General Assembly to pass a progressive agenda that includes expanding Medicaid, stricter gun regulations and protecting abortion rights.

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A bipartisan group of lawmakers from Virginia are upset over the Interior Department’s plans to open up waters off the East Coast to oil and gas drilling.

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Lawmakers are talking energy regulation, although they’re not agreeing on much.

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A progressive agenda on gun control hit a Republican wall at the state capitol Monday. But new Governor Ralph Northam says he won’t stop pushing for laws to prevent gun violence.

 

Stafford County supervisors were left puzzled when apparent opposition to a plan for a new veterans' medical clinic seemed to evaporate overnight. And Amherst County Republicans were barred their usual meeting place in the basement of the Sheriff's office over a controversial speaker.

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Doctor Ralph Northam now has a new title, Governor Ralph Northam. In his inaugural speech, he talked about the lessons he learned from his parents on the Eastern Shore as well as his time as a pediatric neurologist.

Richmond Group Boosts Inclusivity In Arts Community

Jan 12, 2018
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A group based in the state’s capital city is working to ensure the contributions of Black artists are included in Richmond’s thriving cultural scene.

Lawmakers from southwest Virginia are pushing several bills responding to controversial plans to build natural gas pipelines in Virginia.

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This is the last week of Terry McAuliffe’s term as Governor of Virginia. McAuliffe’s official portrait was unveiled this week. In it he has his hand on an executive order. The one where he restored voting rights to former felons.

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