Growing the Economy for All

In Virginia, we are blessed with extensive natural resources, fertile farmland, a strong manufacturing base, a hard-working and highly-skilled population, a first-class education system, and an economy that has shown areas of resiliency since the recession. Read more...

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Restoring our Educational and Career Training Systems

Education remains the clearest pathway to opportunity and dignity. We must ensure that every child is provided with a pathway to maximize knowledge and every young adult to identify a pathway into a career. Read more...

GETTING TO WORK ON INFRASTRUCTURE

Our economic success and quality of life depend on our roads, rails, rural broadband, and electric grid. Unfortunately, Virginia’s aging transportation systems are struggling to meet the demands of our growing population. Read more...

DRUG POLICY and ending the opioid epidemic

Addiction to opioids and prescription painkillers is an epidemic that is ravaging our Commonwealth. A crisis like this demands immediate action. Read more...

Supporting Immigrant Rights

As Governor I will ensure that Virginia continues to uphold the American ideal of inclusion and opportunity that led my own relatives to immigrate from Italy and Ireland. Read more...

STANDING UP FOR WOMEN’S RIGHTS AND EQUALITY

Thanks to tireless advocacy from the women’s movement, Virginia has made real progress in recent decades towards rolling back centuries of entrenched discrimination women face every day. Read more...

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Ensuring Health Care Remains Affordable and Accessible

One of the proudest moments of my life was voting to pass the Affordable Care Act. As a result of the ACA, nearly 400,000 Virginians have signed up to purchase private insurance through the health insurance marketplace, and more than three million no longer face annual or lifetime benefit caps. Read more...

Supporting our veterans and active military

Virginia is home to more than 840,000 veterans and active duty or reserve military. It is our moral obligation - and privilege - to support them and their families as they have supported our nation. Read more...

Civil Rights and Racial Justice

I am committed to addressing discrimination based on race, national origin, gender or sexual orientation, and disability. These inequalities and biases are reinforced by political structures that require systematic change. Read more...

Gun violence Prevention  

I believe we have a responsibility to protect both the safety and rights of Virginians. Read more...

BUILDING A CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE AND PROTECTING OUR ENVIRONMENT

Virginia is blessed with extraordinary natural beauty and resources, and we must protect and preserve our environment for future generations. Read more...

CELEBRATING AN EQUAL VIRGINIA FOR THE LGBTQ COMMUNITY

In recent years, thanks in large part to the advocates and activists who continue pushing for progress, Virginia has seen significant advances for LGBTQ rights, including the realization of marriage equality for all our citizens. But there’s much more work that needs to be done. Read more...