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Leading Virginia Forward - Week in Review

 

 

Governor Northam participates in a virtual prayer vigil on Wednesday, June 24 in Richmond. The event was hosted by the Office of the Governor and the Virginia Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and featured prayers from 10 faith leaders from across the Commonwealth.

    

WEEK OF JUNE 26, 2020

Governor Northam Announces Commonwealth to Enter Phase Three of “Forward Virginia” Plan to Safely and Gradually Ease Public Health Restrictions on July 1

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  • Learn more about guidelines for Phase Three
  • “Thanks to Virginians pulling together over the last four months, our key health metrics are trending in the right direction and we can continue safely easing public health restrictions,” said Governor Northam. “But even as we move to Phase Three, everyone must remain cautious and keep taking the necessary precautions to stay safe––cases are on the rise in many other states, and we do not want to see that in our Commonwealth.”

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Governor Northam Announces Three New Economic Development Projects, Bringing Jobs and Investment to Henry, Grayson, and Caroline Counties

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Governor Northam Commemorates Pride Month as New Laws Advancing LGBTQ+ Rights Take Effect in Virginia

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  • Details of this announcement
  • “This Pride Month, we are reminded of the pivotal moments when LGBTQ+ Americans stood up to demand that they be treated with respect and dignity,” said Governor Northam. “As we celebrate long-overdue progress in advancing LGBTQ+ rights in our country and Commonwealth, we must also redouble our efforts to ensure Virginia is inclusive and welcoming to all––no matter who you are, who you love, or how you identify.”

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