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‘You’re being used as a political tool:’ Recording details Northam officials’ grilling of watchdog agency
By Graham Moomaw (VM) – When top aides to Gov. Ralph Northam sat down last summer to meet with the state inspector general, whose office had just issued a critical watchdog report on the Virginia Parole Board, Northam Chief of Staff Clark Mercer opened by saying he wanted to hear what was being done to […]
Gov. Ralph Northam recently announced that Virginia’s unemployment rate decreased — but barely — 0.1-percentage point to 5.1 percent in March, which is down 6.2 percentage points from its peak of 11.3 percent in April 2020. The Commonwealth’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate continues to be below the national rate of 6.0 percent. “Virginia’s unemployment rate […]
More than 2 million residents of Virginia are now full vaccinated as the state nears the opening of vaccination appointment for all people 16 and older, according to Virginia health officials. On Friday, the Virginia Department of Health reported that 2,002,007 Virginians, or 23.5 percent of the state’s population, were fully vaccinated. According to VDH […]
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