Northam Orders Budget Fix To Stop Water Dept. Layoffs

Close to a dozen full-time Virginia Office of Drinking Water workers will be keeping their jobs after a budgeting mistake threatened to leave them out of a job to start 2022. According to the Richmond Times-Dispatch Gov. Ralph Northam learned of the impending layoffs through the media and put a stop to it. Three part timers were also slated to lose their jobs but they will continue to work.