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McAuliffe announces new housing support for Virginians moving from foster care to adulthood

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the establishment of a new $1.8 million housing support pilot program that will provide additional assistance to Fostering Futures participants in Richmond and Charlottesville/Albemarle County.


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McAuliffe announces new Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment Leadership

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced new leadership in the Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment (OIPI). The Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment is located within the Office of the Secretary of Transportation.


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McAuliffe breaks ground on High Rise Bridge expansion

Governor Terry McAuliffe today broke ground on the I-64 Southside Widening and High Rise Bridge Project, the largest design-build project to date for the Virginia Department of Transportation with a contract worth nearly $410 million.


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McAuliffe grants conditional pardons to six Virginians

Governor Terry McAuliffe today signed conditional pardons for 6 Virginians who were given sentences that were excessive and unjust in relation to the crimes for which they were convicted.


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McAuliffe announces $1.1 million in homeless reduction grants

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced $1.1 million in Homeless Reduction Grants through the state’s Housing Trust Fund for 13 projects in Virginia.


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McAuliffe announces $978,559 in Virginia telecommunication grants

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced $978,559 in grants through the Virginia Telecommunication Initiative (VATI) for the counties of Albemarle, Culpeper, Mecklenburg, and Spotsylvania.


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Virginia tourism: $2.2 billion growth during McAuliffe administration

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that there have been $1.4 billion in private investments towards Virginia’s tourism industry since he took office in 2014. The Commonwealth’s tourism industry also saw $2.2 billion in total growth during the McAuliffe administration.


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McAuliffe cuts ribbon for new state veterans office inside the Pentagon

Governor Terry McAuliffe cut the ribbon for the new Virginia Department of Veterans Services office at The Pentagon in Arlington. This new office will serve the thousands of veterans and transitioning servicemen and women and their families who work in the headquarters of the US Department of Defense.


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McAuliffe announces $12.65 million for Virginia’s CCAM Apprentice Academy

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that $3.15 million has been awarded by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) for the construction of the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM) Apprentice Academy.


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McAuliffe unveils new unified workforce brand: Virginia Career Works

Governor Terry McAuliffe joined Governor-Elect Ralph Northam Monday to unveil a new brand to unify Virginia’s workforce development system. The system, which includes a network of state and local partners and 62 One Stop Career Centers, will carry the name Virginia Career Works.


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McAuliffe announces $3 million in Appalachian Regional Commission grants

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced he is recommending $3,142,588 in Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) grants for 10 projects in the Appalachian Region of Virginia, which encompasses 25 counties and eight independent cities in Southwest Virginia.


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McAuliffe announces $2 million in Community Development Block Grants

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced $2,149,346 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for four projects in Virginia. This funding will support projects that improve sewer infrastructure and foster economic development in localities across the Commonwealth.


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McAuliffe declares state of emergency ahead of impending winter storm

Governor Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency at 2:20 p.m. today authorizing state agencies to assist local governments in responding to the significant winter storm that is expected to impact the Commonwealth over the next 24-48 hours.


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McAuliffe commutes sentence of man found mentally incompetent

Governor Terry McAuliffe commuted the death sentence of William Burns to life in prison without the possibility of parole.


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McAuliffe PAC makes $150K investment in Democratic Party of Virginia voter protection program

Governor Terry McAuliffe’s political action committee, Common Good VA, has invested $150,000 in the Democratic Party of Virginia voter protection program.


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McAuliffe announces awards from landmark DuPont settlement

Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced the first round of project awards under the DuPont Waynesboro Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration settlement.


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McAuliffe includes Medicaid expansion money in final budget

Terry McAuliffe is taking one last shot at Medicaid expansion. The outgoing governor included Medicaid expansion in his final state budget blueprint, with a proviso that the state would accept federal money, which Republicans have resisted doing on three different occasions.


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McAuliffe announces USDOT approval of federal loan for I-66 public-private partnership

The USDOT has issued its approval to provide a $1.2 billion TIFIA loan for the I-66 Outside the Beltway public-private partnership transportation project.


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McAuliffe announces 2017 recipient of Governor’s Award for Excellence in International Trade

Governor Terry McAuliffe  announced that QubicaAMF is the recipient of the 2017 Commonwealth of Virginia Governor’s Award for Excellence in International Trade. 


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McAuliffe announces commonwealth leader cultivation program developed with Virginia Tech

Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced the opening of applications this week for the first Virginia Management Fellows class.


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McAuliffe announces $6.1 million in homeland security grant awards

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced $6.1 million in grants to enhance emergency preparedness and security throughout the Commonwealth. 


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McAuliffe announces launch of new Virginia Management Fellows Program

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced the application launch for the first Virginia Management Fellows class.


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McAuliffe on President Trump’s decision to end cost-sharing payments

Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement today in response to President Trump’s decision to end cost-sharing reduction payments.


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McAuliffe statement on President Trump’s executive order on healthcare

Governor Terry McAuliffe comments after the announcement of President Trump’s Executive Order designed to undermine the Affordable Care Act.


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McAuliffe donates $57k in Weinstein contributions to campaign against sexual violence, harassment

The Virginia Sexual & Domestic Violence Action Alliance accepted a donation of $57,535 from Gov. Terry McAuliffe in support of ending sexual and domestic violence and sexual harassment statewide.


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McAuliffe to lead trade, marketing mission to Japan

Governor Terry McAuliffe will lead a four-day trade and marketing mission to Japan from October 11 – 14.


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McAuliffe cuts ribbon on new One Stop Career Center in Winchester

Governor Terry McAuliffe celebrated the opening of a new One Stop Career Center in Winchester during a ceremonial ribbon cutting.


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McAuliffe awards $6 million in new school security equipment grants

Governor Terry McAuliffe awarded $6 million in School Security Equipment Grants to protect students and teachers in 104 school divisions.


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McAuliffe announces RFP to deploy $14 million for electric vehicle charging infrastructure

Governor McAuliffe announced the release of a Request for Proposal to deploy an interconnected and statewide public electric vehicle charging network.


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McAuliffe announces new solar project in King William County

Governor McAuliffe this week announced the permit for a new solar facility to be built in King William County.


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McAuliffe on Trump administration decision to limit access to birth control

Gov. Terry McAuliffe comments on the Trump Administration announcement that it will limit the Affordable Care Act mandate on birth control.


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McAuliffe: Latest mass shooting must be a wakeup call for Virginia leaders

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that he has directed his public safety team to draft and introduce gun safety legislation for the next General Assembly to pass.


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McAuliffe announces $240,000 in Community Business Launch funding

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced $240,000 in Community Business Launch awards for four communities in Virginia.


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McAuliffe announces $12.5 million grant round for historic preservation, landscape conservation

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced the release of a grant round, administered by the Virginia Land Conservation Foundation.


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McAuliffe cuts ribbon on new state veterans office in Williamsburg

Governor Terry McAuliffe celebrated the opening of the new Virginia Department of Veterans Services office on the College of William & Mary campus.


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McAuliffe announces $453,686 Workforce Development Capacity Grant to Lord Fairfax Community College

Gov. McAuliffe announced the opening of new Heavy Construction Workforce Development programs at NVCC and Lord Fairfax Community College.


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McAuliffe to Virginia U.S. House delegation: Vote ‘no’ on silencer bill

Gov. McAuliffe sent a letter to Virginia’s delegation in Congress urging members to vote against the Sportsmen Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act.


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McAuliffe holds first Asian American and Pacific Islander Summit

Governor McAuliffe held the first Asian American and Pacific Islander Summit at George Mason University’s Arlington Campus on Friday.


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McAuliffe receives 2017 Virginia School Board Association award

The Virginia School Board Association honored Governor Terry McAuliffe with the 2017 Legislative Award of Excellence.


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Virginia receives $2.7 million in federal funds for emergency management

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced $2.7 million in new federal Local Emergency Management Performance Grants.


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McAuliffe recognizes Virginia businesses for commitment to hiring veterans

Gov. Terry McAuliffe recognized businesses for their ongoing commitment to creating employment opportunities for Virginia’s military veterans.


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McAuliffe announces $1.5 million in Department of Criminal Justice grant funding available

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that he is making $1.5 million in grant funding available through the Department of Criminal Justice Services.


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McAuliffe to join Capital Region joint marketing mission to Canada

Gov. Terry McAuliffe will join Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser for a two-day tourism marketing mission to Canada.


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McAuliffe honored by LGBTQ community at PrideFest

Gov. Terry McAuliffe was honored this weekend at PrideFest for his record of standing in strong support of the LGBTQ community.


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McAuliffe operates unmanned systems in air, land, sea

Governor Terry McAuliffe on Friday operated unmanned systems in three domains – air, land, and sea – during a technology demonstration.


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McAuliffe authorizes National Guard to deploy significant force to U.S. Virgin Islands

Governor McAuliffe has authorized the Virginia National Guard to send 120 soldiers to the U.S. Virgin Islands to respond to recent hurricanes. 


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McAuliffe, partners launch new transit services on I-66

Governor Terry McAuliffe joined VDOT and other partners to celebrate the launch of the first group of multimodal improvement projects under a new I-66 Commuter Choice program.


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McAuliffe announces $967,000 in matching grants for 50 local tourism programs

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced more than $967,000 in matching grant funds to be awarded to 50 local tourism initiatives.


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McAuliffe on proposed Cassidy-Graham healthcare bill

Governor Terry McAuliffe comments today in response to the health care legislation introduced by Senators Cassidy and Graham.


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McAuliffe announces 215,100 net new jobs in Virginia

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced last week that 215,100 net new jobs have been created in the Commonwealth since January 2014.