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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.