Governor Ralph Northam got right to work on Saturday, signing multiple executive orders for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Northam said he began following a "different kind of compass" through the honor code of the Virginia Military Institute, his alma mater, where cadets are sworn to never "lie, cheat, steal, nor tolerate those who do".
"Those challenges are not limited to rural areas", said Northam.
Ralph Northam has been sworn in as Virginia's 73rd governor.
"The solution to these problems are not easy, but we do know what they are", Northam told the crowds.
Northam has also promised to try and expand Medicaid and enact stricter gun laws. But along with Northam's victory last November, Democrats flipped 15 seats in the House of Delegates, bringing new hope that Northam, who served in the state Senate before becoming lieutenant governor in 2014, might achieve what McAuliffe never did.
Northam is the second consecutive Democrat to be elected as Governor of Virginia. Republicans hold a slim majority in both chambers. Virginia's economy continues a tepid growth in the wake of the Great Recession and the state's budget faces long-term strains in education and health care.
An example: a keenly felt split in the state over what to do with its numerous Confederate monuments and statues, which Northam has said he'd like to see moved to museums.
A parade with participants from across Virginia kicked off the celebration of Northam's inauguration. Chris Perdieu said he didn't vote for Northam, and both expressed concern that he would push to remove the statue of Confederate Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson at VMI. "It is our honest hope that the new administration will join with Republican majorities in the House and Senate as we work to make Virginia America's best state for families to live, to work, and to prosper".
Fairfax is a former federal prosecutor who ran for Attorney General in 2013.
"Virginia and this country need that more than ever these days".
Members of the Virginia Military Institute Corps of Cadets, which Northam is a graduate of, also marched.
Northam takes over while Democratic fervor is at a modern high point in Virginia, after elections that remade the General Assembly so that it features the first Latinas as well as its first openly transgender and lesbian members.
The defensive line is an elite unit that has been great against the run at home this season, allowing just 3.3 yards per carry. Perhaps that was because the Eagles , despite a 13-3 regular season record, limped into the playoffs with Foles under center.
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He has continually made noises about scrapping it and reapplying sanctions, but Congress has so far not gone along with that. U.S. president says it's the "last chance" for U.S. and Europe to come up with agreement to strengthen 2015 nuclear deal .
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The chief diplomat added, "Rather than repeating exhausted rhetoric, USA must bring itself into full compliance -just like Iran". Iran says its nuclear programme has only peaceful aims and says it will stick to the accord as long as others respect it.
Hawaii residents took shelter where they could and gathered with loved ones in prayer believing they were about to die. A second emergency alert was sent to phones in Hawaii 38 minutes after the initial message confirming the false alarm.
A funeral for Jon Garner, who worked as a general manager for DHL Express and We Pack, will be held on Saturday in Waxahachie. It was the seizure of Garner's electronic devices that turned up the biggest piece of evidence against her.
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The ASCE said the US now needs to spend more than $2 trillion to upgrade its infrastructure in the next decade. History is not on the side of Republicans, but they still have some structural advantages that give them hope.
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Death toll from California mudslides climbs to 18
When Clay and Kelly Weimer couldn't reach the Mitchells, they jumped in their vehicle Tuesday and headed south from the Bay Area. Marin County fire Battalion Chief and team member Graham Groneman said they are glad to use their skills to aid the community.
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Millions of Medicaid recipients already work
Together, these data indicate that hundreds of thousands of able-bodied Nevadans receive Medicaid coverage without having to work. The administration's bid to cut the program under the guise of mobility-enhancing work requirements must be seen for what it is.