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McAuliffe cuts ribbon on expanded One Stop Career Center in Hampton Roads

Governor Terry McAuliffe celebrated the redesign and expansion of the Opportunity, Inc., Hampton Roads One Stop Career Center in Norfolk.


McAuliffe announces study addressing impact of housing on Virginia economy

Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced the release of a new study focused on Virginia’s housing sector and the links between housing and other key policy areas.


McAuliffe seeks nominations for Virginia Governor’s Volunteerism and Community Service Awards

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 Virginia Governor’s Volunteerism and Community Service Awards.

SAP National Security Services to invest $6 million to expand IT, cybersecurity operation in Fairfax County

SAP National Security Services Inc., a provider of national security and infrastructure solutions, will invest $6 million to expand its operation in Fairfax County.


State employees to receive free admission to Terracotta Army exhibit at VMFA

Commonwealth of Virginia employees can receive free admission to Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China.


McAuliffe on Virginia Air Board Approval of Clean Energy Virginia initiative

Gov. McAuliffe comments after the Virginia Air Pollution Control Board approved regulations to limit emissions from electric utilities.

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McAuliffe named Governing’s 2017 Public Official of the Year

Governing magazine announced that Gov. Terry McAuliffe has been named the 2017 Public Official of the Year among American governors.

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On pipelines, will Terry McAuliffe side with Virginia, or with Donald Trump?

Terry McAuliffe’s environmental record has been called “abysmal“ and “marred by contradictions and empty rhetoric. 

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McAuliffe on potential repeal of individual mandate in GOP tax bill

Gov. McAuliffe comments on efforts in Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate in the Republican tax cut bill.


Virginia October 2017 general fund revenue collections up 7.7 percent

October general fund revenues in Virginia rose 7.7 percent in October, driven mainly by payroll withholding, sales, and corporate income taxes.


McAuliffe announces two new tours for German travelers

Gov. McAuliffe announced a new partnership with CANUSA TOURISTIK, United Airlines, and the MWAA on two exclusive travel packages. 


Two major UK lumber buyers now purchasing from Virginia producers

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced new Virginia lumber export sales to the United Kingdom during a trade and marketing mission to Europe.

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McAuliffe announces new luxury Virginia tour option for U.K. travelers

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced a new luxury tour offered exclusively for travelers from the United Kingdom to Virginia.


Climate group: Virginia election shows tide turning on Dominion’s political power

Mike Tidwell, executive director of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network, offered the following comment on the 2017 Virginia elections.

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McAuliffe leads trade, marketing mission to Europe

Governor Terry McAuliffe will lead a six-day trade and marketing mission to Europe from Nov. 8-13. 


A brave new Virginia: Democrats wins about a lot more than Trump

You woke up today in a Virginia that is very different than the one you awoke to a day earlier.

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McAuliffe announces Agriculture and Forestry Industries Development Fund planning grant

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced two planning grants have been awarded from the Governor’s Agriculture and Forestry Industries Development Fund.


McAuliffe announces energy efficiency project in state office buildings

The Virginia Department of General Services and Schneider Electric will make energy efficiency improvements to multiple government buildings.

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State Police produce opiod/heroin awareness videos

EMS departments field hundreds of calls from Virginia residents for treatment for unintentional opioid/heroin overdoses.


Virginia posts lowest recidivism rate in the country for second straight year

For the second year in a row, Virginia’s re-incarceration rate is the lowest in the country among states for which data was available, at 22.4 percent.

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McAuliffe: Federal tax proposal will harm Virginia families

Governor Terry McAuliffe urges Virginia’s congressional delegation to vote against a tax proposal that favors corporations and the wealthiest Americans.

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Libertarian gubernatorial nominee Cliff Hyra calls for civility

Statement from Libertarian gubernatorial nominee Cliff Hyra calling for civility in the 2017 Virginia governor race.

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McAuliffe breaks ground on new Jones & Cabacoy Veterans Care Center

Governor Terry McAuliffe broke ground on the new Jones & Cabacoy Veterans Care Center in Virginia Beach. 


McAuliffe on start of open enrollment through Health Insurance Marketplace

Governor McAuliffe released the following statement today to mark the start of open enrollment and encourage eligible Virginians to enroll.

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House Democrats make final push with significant TV ad buys

The campaigns of Shelly Simonds and Kelly Fowler this week hit TV in Hampton Roads, bringing the number of Democratic challengers on television to 10.