Sens. Warner, Kaine, Gov. Mcauliffe, Lt. Gov. Northam say Trump Admin budget hurts Virginia

Thursday, March 16, 2017

See details of Pres. Trump’s federal budget CLICK HERE. Governor Terry McAuliffe: “As we continue to assess the impact of President Trump’s budget proposal, which amounts to a $54 billion cut to non-defense programs, it is clear that this budget is more about keeping misguided political promises than creating opportunity for Americans or making them […]

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Lt. Gov. Northam on House Republican’s attempt to defund Planned Parenthood

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Lt. Gov. Northam on House Republican's attempt to defund Planned Parenthood

In a party-line vote, Virginia House Democrats today sustained Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s veto of a Republican bill to defund Planned Parenthood. During the debate, Republican Del. Matt Fariss, a white man, asked Democratic Caucus Chair Charniele Herring, a black woman, whether fetuses could be selectively aborted based on race. “More than-one third of Planned Parenthood […]

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RPV Chairman attempts to create a rift between Democratic candidates on offshore drilling

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

RPV Chairman attempts to create a rift between Democratic candidates on offshore drilling

Both Democratic candidates seeking nomination for Governor of Virginia have refrained from negative attacks during their campaigns so far. But it seems the Republican Party of Virginia Chairman, John Whitbeck, would like to instigate some division. In a press release the RPV and Whitbeck say President Trump will create jobs and advance American energy independence […]

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Early polls show Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam leading Republican candidates for governor

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

We wanted to share the good news!  A Virginia Clean Energy poll released yesterday shows Ralph Northam leading the entire Republican field. Poll: December 11-13, 2016 Respondents: 500 (40% cell phones) . Head to Head    Northam 43 Gillespie 38 Northam 43 Wager 37 Northam 42 Stewart 35 . Quinnipiac University released a poll in mid December […]

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Virginia Democrats reiterate support for Ralph Northam for Governor

Friday, January 6, 2017

Virginia Democrats reiterate support for Ralph Northam for Governor

Richmond, VA – Today, Democrats from Virginia’s Congressional delegation voiced their support for Ralph Northam’s candidacy for governor. Yesterday, Governor McAuliffe and Attorney General Herring each affirmed their endorsements for Lieutenant Governor Northam, and the House and Senate Democratic caucuses unanimously endorsed his candidacy.  Senator Mark Warner said of his endorsement: “As I said in […]

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Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam meets with Carilion leaders to discuss opioid addiction and its challenges

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam meets with Carilion leaders to discuss opioid addiction and its challenges

Virginia’s Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam, a pediatric physician, started off the discussion Wednesday morning with a chilling statistic – there have been 860 deaths so far this year due to opioid overdoses. Virginia is on par to reach 1000 deaths by year end he said. Dr. Northam, met with leaders at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital […]

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Virginia opioid addiction crisis declared a Public Health Emergency

Monday, November 21, 2016

Virginia opioid addiction crisis declared a Public Health Emergency

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that State Health Commissioner Marissa J. Levine, MD, MPH, FAAFP, has declared the Virginia opioid addiction crisis a Public Health Emergency. State Health Commissioner Dr. Marissa Levine’s declaration that the opioid addiction crisis is a Public Health Emergency is an important and appropriate step in the ongoing campaign to combat […]

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Va. Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam on Trump’s lewd remarks – Hillary’s ad, Trump’s Va. Chair “no problem” VIDEO caution

Friday, October 7, 2016

Va. Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam on Trump's lewd remarks - Hillary's ad, Trump's Va. Chair

“As a husband and a father, I am appalled when women are disparaged, disrespected, or objectified. Once again, Donald Trump has shown us who he really is and that he is unfit to be President of the United States,” said Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam. Former Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling in a tweet said, “Trump’s comments are […]

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Lt. Gov. Northam and Ed Gillespie neck and neck on fundraising for 2017 gubernatorial election

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Lt. Gov. Northam and Ed Gillespie neck and neck on fundraising for 2017 gubernatorial election

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam, Democratic candidate and nominee for Virginia governor, raised over $1 million in its first financial report in 2016. Northam has over $1.4 million cash on hand as of the June 30th reporting deadline. Northam was barred from all fundraising for 60 days during the legislative session.  The Northam campaign raised an […]

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Gov. McAuliffe, Lt. Gov. Northam, AG Herring at Sen. Edwards HQ to GOTV

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Gov. McAuliffe, Lt. Gov. Northam, AG Herring at Sen. Edwards HQ to GOTV

The final push brought the A-Team to Roanoke this morning to rally the troupes who were hitting the phones to get all possible voters to the polls today. A close, close election for the 21st Senate District is expected by the end of the day. The Governor pushed his agenda hard – “We’ll get Medicaid […]

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RPV Chair on Sen. Mark Obenshain’s decision not to run for governor

Monday, September 28, 2015

RPV Chair on Sen. Mark Obenshain's decision not to run for governor

As Twitter lit up announcing that Virginia State Sen. Mark Obenshain would not run for governor in 2017 as was anticipated, Ed Gillespie former RNC chair and consummate Republican fundraiser will be Democrat Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam’s opponent. Gillespie was edged out by U.S. Senator Mark Warner is Warner’s reelection bid in 2014. Gillespie will […]

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Poll shows Virginians approve of governor’s performance and concern for college costs

Monday, September 28, 2015

Poll shows Virginians approve of governor's performance and concern for college costs

Coming on the heels of another decrease in Virginia’s unemployment rate, a new poll from Christopher Newport University shows Virginians approve of Governor Terry McAuliffe by the highest percentage  since taking office. School performance and college costs are voters’ top priorities, with concern about fixing traffic congestion surprisingly low. Voters are solidly in favor of […]

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