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Virginia leaders applaud Governor McAuliffe’s P3 reforms

Virginia elected officials and business leaders are on board with Governor Terry McAuliffe’s announcement of a series of public-private partnership reforms.


Virginia scores highest overall rating in latest health security preparedness index

The Commonwealth of Virginia received the highest overall rating among states nationwide for the 2014 National Health Security Preparedness Index.


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Governor McAuliffe announces 95 Express Lanes open December 14

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that the 95 Express Lanes on I-95 in Northern Virginia are opening early and on budget.


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Virginia awards $21.5 million in grants for stormwater pollution reduction efforts

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Virginia has awarded about $21.5 million in grants under the Stormwater Local Assistance Fund.


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McAuliffe recognizes farmers for conservation and water quality measures

Governor Terry McAuliffe on Monday presented 10 farmers with 2014 Virginia Grand Basin Clean Water Farm Awards for implementing practices to protect water quality.


Staunton receives $100,000 for Entrepreneur Challenge

Governor Terry McAuliffe at last week’s Virginia Economic Summit announced the City of Staunton as one of the first three communities that will each receive up to $100,000 for small business development.


Governor McAuliffe recognizes ObamaCare enrollment assisters

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Monday that more than 4,000 Virginians received help with Federal Market applications during the first two weeks of the open enrollment period,


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McAuliffe announces new work readiness modules offered through SkillsOnline

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced the public launch of the new work readiness modules offered through SkillsOnline at a meeting hosted by the Peninsula Council for Workforce Development.


Governor McAuliffe unveils the Virginia Community Business Launch

Gov. Terry McAuliffe unveiled the first ever Virginia Community Business Launch and announced the first three communities that will each receive up to $100,000 for small business development: the cities of Staunton and Hopewell and Gloucester Courthouse in Gloucester County.


Ken Plum: Taxes

Governor Terry McAuliffe will address the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees on December 17 in a statutorily required report on the state’s finances.


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Virginia leaders applaud Governor McAuliffe’s economic strategic plan

Virginia elected officials, business leaders and advocates from across the Commonwealth released statements today following Governor Terry McAuliffe unveiling his New Virginia Economic Strategic Plan.


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Governor McAuliffe announces jobs, economic development agenda

Governor Terry McAuliffe released his New Virginia Economic Strategic Plan and a series of legislative proposals aimed at accomplishing the plan’s mission of growing and diversifying the Virginia economy.


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Governor McAuliffe announces the Commonwealth’s first Business Plan Competition

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Virginia will host a world class business plan competition during the spring and summer of 2015.


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Governor McAuliffe announces new Virginia Bioscience Initiative

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced a Virginia Bioscience Initiative, kicking off the effort with a roundtable discussion on the commercialization of university bioscience research at the State Capitol.


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Governor McAuliffe statement on Board of Health regulatory action vote

Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement today after the Virginia Board of Health voted to adopt a Notice of Intended Regulatory Action to review regulations on Virginia women’s health clinics.


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Governor and Mrs. McAuliffe to light Capitol Tree, open mansion to the public

Governor Terry McAuliffe and First Lady Dorothy S. McAuliffe will light Virginia’s Capitol Tree on the South Portico of the historic State Capitol in a public ceremony on Friday, December 5.


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McAuliffe signs executive order protecting Virginia’s coastal resources

Governor Terry McAuliffe on Tuesday signed an Executive Order continuing the Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program.


House Speaker Bill Howell on ethics commission recommendations

House Speaker Bill Howell issued the following statement Monday on the interim recommendations of Governor Terry McAuliffe’s Commission on Integrity and Public Confidence in State Government.


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McAuliffe receives interim report from the Commission on Integrity and Public Confidence in State Government

Governor Terry McAuliffe today received the interim report from the Commission on Integrity and Public Confidence in State Government and thanked its 10 members for their work to produce recommendations on ethics reforms.


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Loudoun County selected to host 2015 Wine Tourism Conference

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced this week that Loudoun County will host the 2015 Wine Tourism Conference.


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University of Richmond, Commonwealth partners to research return on investment of vocational rehabilitation programs

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced a nearly $2.5 million federal grant to the University of Richmond and its partners to assess the effectiveness of vocational rehabilitation programs for people with disabilities.


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Deck the halls with real, Virginia Grown trees this holiday season

To encourage consumers to choose a Virginia Grown tree, Governor Terry McAuliffe proclaims December as “Virginia Christmas Tree Month” in the Commonwealth of Virginia.


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Gov. Terry McAuliffe on President Obama immigration executive order

Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement following President Obama’s executive actions on immigration.


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McAuliffe executive order establishes Commonwealth Council on Bridging the Nutritional Divide

Today, Governor Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order establishing the Commonwealth Council on Bridging the Nutritional Divide, which will be chaired by First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe.


Virginia film industry grows 16 percent in 2013

The total economic impact of the film industry in Virginia in 2013 was $382.5 million, providing $19.4 million in state and local tax revenue for the Commonwealth.


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McAuliffe announces new task force to promote LGBT tourism

Governor McAuliffe announced the creation of an LGBT Tourism Task Force that will focus on showcasing Virginia as an LGBT-friendly destination.


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Emmett Hanger co-chairs Summit on Rural Prosperity

State Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Augusta), Chairman of the Virginia Rural Center, has taken a lead role in organizing and hosting the Governor’s Summit on Rural Prosperity.


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Virginia submits comments on EPA Clean Power Plan

Governor Terry McAuliffe released a statement following the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality’s submission of comments in response to the EPA Clean Power Plan.


McAuliffe kicks off Virginia ObamaCare open enrollment

Gov. Terry McAuliffe kicked off this year’s open enrollment for the Federal Marketplace, promising to take an aggressive role in helping eligible Virginians sign up for health insurance.


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Governor’s Commission of Integrity and Public Confidence to convene Friday

Governor Terry McAuliffe’s Commission on Integrity and Public Confidence in State Government will convene its second meeting at 9:30 a.m. on Friday.


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Governor McAuliffe seeks nominations for volunteerism awards

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Wednesday that nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 Governor’s Volunteerism and Community Service Awards.


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Task Force on Prescription Drug and Heroin Abuse holds first meeting

The Governor’s Task Force on Prescription Drug and Heroin Abuse met Wednesday to recommend steps to address a growing epidemic of prescription opioid and heroin abuse in Virginia.