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Leading Virginia Forward - Week in Review

 

 

Governor and First Lady Northam stand in front of the Executive Mansion in Richmond on Wednesday, November 25 following the 343rd annual Indian tax tribute ceremony, where they welcomed a small delegation from the Mattaponi and Pamunkey Indian Tribes to continue a Virginia tradition that dates back to 1677 with the signing of the Treaty of Middle Plantation.

    

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 27, 2020

Governor Northam Hosts 343rd Annual Indian Tax Tribute Ceremony, Commemorates Native American Heritage Month in Virginia

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  • “Virginia’s native people enrich our Commonwealth with their vibrant heritage, traditions, and continuing contributions,” said Governor Northam. “Native American Heritage Month is a celebration of the resilience of our tribal communities, and an opportunity to reflect on how we can better address the unique challenges they face and recommit to cultivating strong government-to-government relations with Virginia’s Indian tribes. Even during these difficult and uncertain times, let us remember that our diverse backgrounds only strengthen the Commonwealth we love.”

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Governor Northam Announces Shenandoah Valley Organic to Expand Operations in Harrisonburg, Creating 110 New Jobs

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  • Details of this announcement
  • “Shenandoah Valley Organic is a homegrown Virginia company that has thrived in Harrisonburg since its founding in 2014,” said Governor Northam. “As a leading agricultural region, the Shenandoah Valley is a natural fit for a business like SVO that partners with family farms, which remain the backbone of the local economy. This significant expansion speaks forcefully about the Commonwealth’s strong infrastructure, dedicated workforce, and bright economic future.”

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Governor Northam Welcomes Filming of New Hulu Limited Series ‘Dopesick’ to Central Virginia, Roanoke, and Shenandoah Valley

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  • Details of this announcement
  • “Virginia continues to be a premier production hub for filmmakers seeking an authentic, film-friendly environment and a home away from home,” said Governor Northam. “It is wonderful to see this story from a Virginia author transformed from page to screen right here in our Commonwealth. We are honored to host the impressive team behind this compelling and consequential project, and to play a role in putting a universal spotlight on the opioid epidemic that continues to devastate American families and communities from all walks of life.”

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