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Virginia's New Governor Makes Big Changes on Day One

On Saturday, Glen Youngkin, was sworn in as Virginia's newest governor and wasted no time making good on campaign promises


On Saturday, Glenn Youngkin was sworn in as Virginia’s 74th governor.

He was sworn in with the newly elected Lieutenant Governor, Winsome Sears, and Attorney General-elect Jason Miyares. It took place in the Capital of Richmond on Saturday morning.

Youngkin made waves on his first day as the state’s governor. He signed 11 executive actions. Those actions included moving to end Critical Race Theory in public schools as well as making masks optional in schools.

Here is a look at the Executive Orders signed by Virginia’s newest governor:

  • Executive Order Number One delivers on his Day One promise to restore excellence in education by ending the use of divisive concepts, including Critical Race Theory, in public education.
  • Executive Order Number Two delivers on his Day One promise to empower Virginia parents, allowing them to decide whether their child wears a mask in school.
  • Executive Order Number Three delivers on his Day One promise to restore integrity and confidence in the Parole Board of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • Executive Order Number Four delivers on his Day One promise to investigate wrongdoing in Loudoun County.
  • Executive Order Number Five delivers on his Day One promise by creating the Commonwealth Chief Transformation Officer.
  • Executive Order Number Six delivers on his Day One promise to declare Virginia open for business.
  • Executive Order Number Seven delivers on his Day One promise to combat and prevent human trafficking and support survivors.
  • Executive Order Number Eight delivers his Day One promise to establish a commission to combat antisemitism.
  • Executive Order Number Nine delivers his Day One promise to withdraw from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).

Executive Directives:

  • Executive Directive Number One fulfills his Day One promise to cut job-killing regulations by 25 percent.
  • Executive Directive Number Two fulfills his Day One promise to rescind the vaccine mandate for all state employees.

 

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6 responses to “Virginia’s New Governor Makes Big Changes on Day One”

  1. HerrDoktor says:

    In case anyone doesn’t get pandusa’s reference:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VpHuRO1QXgw

  2. RusskiOp_R-76 says:

    It’s time to start holding his feet to the fire. Remove *ALL* firearms regulations in VA. Depose and remove the corrupt vermin establishment within this state, by force if necessary.

  3. marblecreekmonarch says:

    Not one order to remove infringement of firearm related regulations or securing voting for Virginian’s.

  4. pandusa says:

    Progressives all the way up and down the east coast…Ah-hoo, Ah-hoo !

  5. Masshole says:

    Last person we saw do that was…TRUMP

  6. shadowx717 says:

    A politician following through on his promises is a very rare thing these days.

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