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Official account for Virginia Governor Ralph Northam

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.@GovernorVA Northam calls USPS warning that ballots may not arrive in time "a deeply troubling development in what… https://t.co/8V0VkE6eHB
Retweeted by Ralph Northam @VADHCD Careful planning has kept Virginia from having to gut critical services in the midst of this crisis. We sho… https://t.co/g1es5LFSbo @VADHCD I look forward to continuing discussions with lawmakers—now and in advance of next session—as we increase p… https://t.co/9Y5wmjHp72 @VADHCD This session is an opportunity to take long overdue action on police reform. My top priorities include st… https://t.co/2Y2Eg6S39Z @VADHCD I'm also proposing a $15 million investment in Virginia's public Historically Black Colleges and Universiti… https://t.co/pr9AZTuDRH @VADHCD I have been fighting for years for universal broadband—and as many schools go virtual this fall, access to… https://t.co/zxiEuRjRPiI'm also proposing a pause on evictions until at least April 30, 2021, tied to the requirement that landlords and t… https://t.co/5HaTg336b2First, we must do everything possible to keep Virginians in their homes. That's why I'm proposing $88 million in s… https://t.co/Di7RegUF9MToday I'm highlighting several of my priorities for the upcoming special session of the General Assembly, which is… https://t.co/Mn1w90Xjq5
8/14
2020
@VDHgov Virginia will continue to use every tool in our toolbox to defeat this virus. Learn more here: https://t.co/xSocYiYH8BInitial results from an ongoing @VDHgov study of adults show that approximately 2.4% of adults in Virginia have bee… https://t.co/gzd90dJXedAs a pediatrician, I'm proud to announce the launch of a new study to assess #COVID19 antibodies among Virginia's c… https://t.co/vw0fXZkdEB
8/13
2020
Thank you, @AWEA! Clean energy is our future, and I'm proud that Virginia is leading the way. https://t.co/WCfATkMkCtToday I'm thinking of Heather Heyer, Lt. Jay Cullen, and Trooper-Pilot Berke Bates, whose lives were lost three yea… https://t.co/ZOCHMKIgl7
8/12
2020
Happy Tuesday! Wear your mask.Recently, the Commonwealth of Virginia unveiled the COVIDWISE iPhone and Android app, which notifies you if you've… https://t.co/59nI8KsbrB
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8/11
2020
ALERT: Virginia is now accepting applications for #RebuildVA, a $70 million grant fund to help small businesses and… https://t.co/LxjeYPpZm1Thank you Senator! Who else has downloaded #COVIDWISE? It takes less than three minutes to add your phone to the… https://t.co/ufY7S7nyhgTo check your eligibility and find a local organization distributing funding, call 2-1-1 or visit… https://t.co/dDwD2uLkT7Our $50 million Rent and Mortgage Relief Program distributes funding directly on behalf of eligible households. I… https://t.co/FQBzMjBxsQToday is the first day of Virginia's temporary statewide eviction moratorium. If you are struggling to pay rent,… https://t.co/y9n8dAQgKh
8/10
2020
BREAKING: The VA Supreme Court has granted my request for a statewide eviction moratorium through September 7th.… https://t.co/nUzxREosc5
8/7
2020
This year, I was proud to sign new laws that make it easier vote, not harder—we repealed a restrictive voter ID law… https://t.co/Iqg4FYColQOn this day 55 years ago, the Voting Rights Act of 1965 was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson. This wa… https://t.co/vB8Ad7Up3cVirginia Tax Reminder: The 2020 Virginia sales tax holiday starts tomorrow and runs through Sunday! Get more info… https://t.co/ROsN9OK98S
Retweeted by Ralph NorthamWe have had more than 152,000 downloads of the @VDHgov #COVIDWISE app since our official launch yesterday! And the… https://t.co/Yxw2Y8qdDdVirginia has rolled out a smartphone app to automatically notify people if they might have been exposed to the coro… https://t.co/QjZb82xUVo
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8/6
2020
Thank you, Jake for helping spread the word about Virginia’s COVIDWISE app—this only works if we all add our phones… https://t.co/jBXKr7n2Vo💊 Virginia es el primer estado del país en lanzar aplicación de Apple y Google para rastrear el #coronavirus. ➡️ L… https://t.co/8LHG5X4Evu
Retweeted by Ralph NorthamIf enough Virginians use this app, we can identify cases early and slow the spread of this virus. We have to conti… https://t.co/aI5DPZeL6bThis app protects your privacy—it doesn’t rely on location data or GPS tracking, and it doesn't collect, store, or… https://t.co/xn1Iy9owNECOVIDWISE uses Bluetooth Low Energy technology to determine if you’ve been in close contact with someone who tests… https://t.co/bU6zAsQqrYWe're launching COVIDWISE, a new exposure notification app to help contain #COVID19 and keep Virginians safe. Virg… https://t.co/XIYGSDsL8RTune in now—I'm providing updates on #COVID19 and discussing the impacts of Tropical Storm #Isaias in Virginia: https://t.co/eT7lhaYGAIAt 2:00 PM today, I will share the latest updates on #COVID19 and the impacts of Tropical Storm #Isaias in our Comm… https://t.co/xZxjEqrF2b
8/5
2020
In the absence of a national #COVID19 testing strategy, this bipartisan, multi-state coalition will help get rapid… https://t.co/k4s7oVVS5sThere’s no national testing strategy for coronavirus. These states banded together to make one. https://t.co/2q9GfB0i0K
Retweeted by Ralph NorthamIncreasing access to rapid testing will help us speed up turnaround times, so we can quickly identify virus outbrea… https://t.co/ApF1bF4fZ3States are leading America’s national response to #COVID19. I am proud to join @GovLarryHogan, @LouisianaGov,… https://t.co/FpZWm7ht9oVirginia & Maryland join in a 6 state compact to get 3 million rapid antigen tests. They signed an agreement w/ th… https://t.co/Oc9eYEn03e
Retweeted by Ralph NorthamNow that #Isaias is moving out of #Virginia, VDOT crews are working on clean up efforts across the state. ⚠️ Help… https://t.co/PFQQYGMfMl
Retweeted by Ralph NorthamNorthern Virginia is experiencing heavy winds and rain. Emergency teams are also on the ground responding to storm… https://t.co/1HFIuCrYd5Flood warnings now cover much of DMV. 1-3" has fallen along I-95 and up to 6-7" in Southern Maryland where signific… https://t.co/lPQZ9AEWU8
Retweeted by Ralph NorthamVirginians in central and eastern parts of the Commonwealth are seeing the effects of #Isaias as the storm moves up… https://t.co/v0zViddZvh#Isaias poses a significant risk of life-threatening flash and urban flooding from heavy rainfall for areas along a… https://t.co/4Q1IuhSZov
Retweeted by Ralph NorthamTornado Warnings have been issued for some parts of #Virginia. 🌪️ Follow @NWSWakefieldVA and @NWStornado for alerts… https://t.co/gL3Yk7fnrW
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8/4
2020
Earlier today, I joined @SenatorLocke, @delegatebagby, the @VPLC, and many advocates to ceremonially sign the Virgi… https://t.co/TKTRZS4vxlNow is the time to finalize your preparations for the arrival of #TropicalStormIsaias. Remember to follow our frien… https://t.co/3zk6GwB2tp
Retweeted by Ralph NorthamMy team and I are continuing to closely monitor Tropical Storm #Isaias. Heavy rainfall, high winds, and flooding ar… https://t.co/nnFs65mRVhMake no mistake, the Lee monument will come down. And Virginia will be better for it. https://t.co/Q2RhjNjozx😷 Continue to wear a mask and practice social distancing. 📱 Keep your cellphone charged. 📲 Get a charging device… https://t.co/Em1k8La01h
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8/3
2020
Latest #Isaias info from the 5AM NHC update with associated impacts to the local area #ncwx #vawx #mdwx https://t.co/OrOOQ6tHB8
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8/1
2020
I've declared a State of Emergency in advance of Hurricane Isaias, which could impact parts of coastal Virginia sta… https://t.co/3gKtHSOH89Great to be in Norfolk this morning to launch a new statewide initiative to strengthen Virginia's emergency food su… https://t.co/uRISdvP10Q7/31 9am: Current forecasts of #HurricaneIsaias indicate that potential impacts to the Virginia region may not begi… https://t.co/Ni9hYEHJh5
Retweeted by Ralph NorthamUPDATE- @GovernorVA and @MarkWarner @timkaine request a CDC team be sent to the Farmville ICE detention center. Nea… https://t.co/g304IxVl87
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7/31
2020
Losing the additional $600 weekly federal unemployment benefit means many Virginians will now be faced with unpaid… https://t.co/J8VoSlQIoHMany thanks to @GovernorVA, Senator @MarkWarner, @SupvPalchik, Supervisor @Matt4Arlington & @rafasanchezcruz of… https://t.co/mnRm7kuYVV
Retweeted by Ralph NorthamMorgan Olson has hired over 300 people to make their iconic delivery vans—just 3 months after securing the former I… https://t.co/m7PJaGwE2eThe President’s suggestion of delaying the election on the day we lay John Lewis to rest is the most despicable aff… https://t.co/nZJq2Hjb1S
Retweeted by Ralph NorthamAmerica has never postponed a presidential election—not through two World Wars, a Civil War, or the Spanish flu. Th… https://t.co/MV7Jb5Kihn
7/30
2020
Gov. Ralph Northam visited the Staunton Innovation Hub Tuesday to ceremonially sign legislation establishing the Vi… https://t.co/2oItAbGSTV
Retweeted by Ralph NorthamGovernor crashing your party > #COVID19 crashing your party https://t.co/a7UKi0YmGOI’m in Staunton this morning to sign legislation creating the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority. Watch here: https://t.co/UFC6GrfIx1Learn more about the executive order I signed today: https://t.co/Co2NV83HPDBut even though these new measures are targeted at mitigating the spread of #COVID19 in Hampton Roads, everyone mus… https://t.co/NZz5F52NltThese new restrictions take effect July 31 at midnight and will apply to the Cities of Virginia Beach, Chesapeake,… https://t.co/l36JgrlBKE1️⃣ Starting Friday, no alcohol will be sold or consumed on site after 10 PM, and restaurants must close by midnigh… https://t.co/gZqf6CQ4a8Case numbers are rising in Hampton Roads, as are hospitalizations, ICU admissions, and emergency room visits relate… https://t.co/viLo7YNSzOWhile Virginia has so far avoided the dramatic increase in cases that many other states are seeing, there continues… https://t.co/hcu5VDGmIzToday, I shared some important updates on our continued response to #COVID19 in Virginia. Case counts are largely… https://t.co/jr84r2AjjY
7/29
2020
.@GovernorVA Ralph Northam on inequity in COVID-19 testing: "I don't want to point fingers, but this started back… https://t.co/fcXSYZ8WRR
Retweeted by Ralph NorthamWith Congress preparing to debate relaxing restrictions on emergency aid to state and local governments, Gov. Ralph… https://t.co/MsY18Bne2k
Retweeted by Ralph NorthamBREAKING: Northam announces new coronavirus restrictions in Hampton Roads https://t.co/JdXFdpjZWe
Retweeted by Ralph NorthamI'm holding a #COVID19 briefing. WATCH LIVE: https://t.co/hdwUBMYhqzThank you Dr. Birx, for joining me in Richmond today with health, labor, and community leaders to discuss our ongoi… https://t.co/3KqKYUhuzgJoin me live at 2:00 PM today for the latest updates on #COVID19 in Virginia. Facebook: https://t.co/hxAruwocvt Tw… https://t.co/XqTzxqklPk
7/28
2020
This initiative will be administered by @VA_DSBSD, and applications will be available starting August 10. Learn mo… https://t.co/SzmtP9tWxfSmall businesses are the backbone of our economy and the bedrock of our communities—and they are among those hardes… https://t.co/BSS7vFLjwvI’m in Hampton to announce a new $70 million economic recovery fund for small businesses and nonprofit organization… https://t.co/7FvlkXbIqB
7/27
2020
As we commemorate this anniversary and all that these landmark laws have done for individuals with disabilities, we… https://t.co/NTyxckEDKvToday, we celebrate 30 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act––and Virginia led the way five years earlier wi… https://t.co/HEP4AIbgRz
7/26
2020
We will be watching the public health data closely over the weekend––if the numbers don't come down, we may have to… https://t.co/bozwvNKtRp
7/25
2020
Non-compliance is one of the main reasons we have seen a troubling increase in #COVID19 cases in Hampton Roads. Now… https://t.co/Bl9q0nkboXConfederate statues don't belong in our capitols—state or federal. With today's unanimous vote, Virginia's Robert E… https://t.co/DGGjPKN8rL
7/24
2020
Best of luck to the @Nationals as they kick off the 2020 season and defend their World Series Championship title! #OpeningDay | #NATITUDEWe love you Judy and Dennis—thank you for helping us celebrate this historic progress. We all want Virginia to be… https://t.co/wjMTHqKJGrI had a great conversation with our neighbors in DC and Maryland today. Northern Virginia's #COVID19 cases have dr… https://t.co/fatvn9kJygWe can stop the spread of #COVID19, but we have to do it together. Do the right thing. Wear a mask. 😷 https://t.co/L0jcI1nPr7“Together, if we're all part of the solution, we can get through this." As he continues monitoring COVID-19 numbers… https://t.co/WBctmNuU55
Retweeted by Ralph NorthamI’m at ⁦@DiversityRVA⁩ this morning to sign the Virginia Values Act. Watch live: https://t.co/ngxirPgofY
7/23
2020
Today @GovernorVA signed legislation transforming Virginia’s early childhood care and education system - building a… https://t.co/IbasDzBT6j
Retweeted by Ralph NorthamMuch of #Virginia may again experience storms this afternoon/evening. Remember: ⚡️ When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors!… https://t.co/JoUn9QkxL6
Retweeted by Ralph NorthamWe fought hard to pass seven commonsense gun safety laws in Virginia earlier this year—Congress must find the coura… https://t.co/AaFHsHlW2p
7/22
2020
Several Hampton Roads restaurants shut down by state over weekend for not following COVID-19 rules, via… https://t.co/uekqyGElSwIf you have #COVID19 symptoms, have recently been in a large crowd, or think you may have been exposed to the virus… https://t.co/s3EG2hkeYfLuisa A. Igloria, a professor of English at #ODU, has been named poet laureate of Virginia, @GovernorVA announced F… https://t.co/JBdfAvzTpg
Retweeted by Ralph NorthamDid you know that, because of a July 1 change in the law, you can vote early in Virginia, starting 45 days before a… https://t.co/zapvbU5o0a
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7/21
2020
If the @Nationals can wear masks on the baseball diamond, you can put one on when you go into a building. Listen to… https://t.co/dIfHNx1NtEVirginia is experiencing a heat wave that is expected to last for several days. 🧊 Keep cool in air conditioned are… https://t.co/K2TVLlSmEU
7/20
2020

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