Governor Northam addresses graduates—‘You have the power and responsibility to make the world you want to live in’
Governor Northam addresses graduates—‘You have the power and responsibility to make the world you want to live in’

May 11th, 2018 — Governor Ralph Northam delivers the 2018 commencement address at Virginia Tech, calling on graduates to be leaders and use their education to make positive change in the world.

News Releases

Governor Northam Vetoes Legislation that Unnecessarily Interferes with Voter Registration Process
Governor Ralph Northam today vetoed House Bill 1144, which would place undue burdens on individuals or groups assisting applicants with voter registrations and could result in the applications of eligible voters being unnecessarily delayed or denied.
Governor Northam Vetoes Legislation That Excludes Criteria Essential to Ensuring Fair Electoral Maps
Governor Ralph Northam today vetoed House Bill 1598 and Senate Bill 106, which fall short of establishing sufficient criteria to ensure that electoral maps are drawn fairly.
Governor Northam Announces SAIC to Open VITA Service Center in Dickenson County, Creating 40 New Information Technology Jobs
Governor Ralph Northam announced today that the Virginia Information Technologies Agency’s (VITA) contract with Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) will create approximately 40 information technology (IT) service desk jobs...
Governor Northam Vetoes Legislation Placing Unnecessary and Burdensome Requirements on Election Officials
Governor Ralph Northam today vetoed Senate Bill 834, which would impose unnecessary and duplicative processes on local election officials and could potentially marginalize registered voters.
Governor Northam Announces Administration Appointments
Governor Ralph Northam announced additional appointments to his Administration today.
Governor Northam Vetoes Legislation That Would Undermine Efforts to Ensure Access to Quality, Affordable Health Care for All Virginians
Governor Ralph Northam today vetoed Senate Bills 844, 934, 935, and 964, which would put Virginians at risk of being underinsured, result in rapidly increasing Marketplace premiums, and undermine key protections in the Affordable Care Act.

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Chief of Staff
Clark Mercer
Deputy Chief of Staff
Suzette Denslow
Counsel to the Governor
Rita Davis
Chief Workforce Advisor to the Governor
Megan Healy

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