Senate Dems Applaud Governor Northam’s Bold Vision For Our Future

Northam’s crucial investments in workforce development, transportation, and education usher in a second year of unprecedented economic growth in Virginia

Richmond—Today, Senate Democratic Leader Dick Saslaw (D-Fairfax) and Senate Democratic Caucus Chair Mamie Locke (D-Hampton) issued the following statements applauding Governor Northam’s second State of the Commonwealth Address:

“Tonight’s address builds on the momentum of Governor Northam’s historic first year in office and sets the tone for the year to come,” said Senate Democratic Leader Dick Saslaw. “In the last year, Democrats have led the charge to expand Medicaid and grow our economy. Now, we look forward to working alongside Governor Northam to deliver on our promises to give tax relief to working Virginians, invest in our communities, and save for our future.”

Senate Democratic Caucus Chair Mamie Locke (D-Hampton) echoed Leader Saslaw’s comments stating:

“The future is bright for Virginia! Governor Northam’s comprehensive plan highlights our commonwealth’s greatest strengths and makes strategic investments in workforce development, infrastructure, and an economy that works for all Virginians. Senate Democrats look forward to working with the administration to advance this bold agenda.”


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