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Governor McAuliffe Announces Administration Appointments

29 Aug 2014
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced additional appointments to his administration today. The appointees will join McAuliffe’s administration focused on finding common ground with members of both parties on issues that will build a new Virginia...More

Governor McAuliffe Signs Executive Order Establishing The New Virginia Economy Strategic Plan and Steering Committee

27 Aug 2014
Today during his monthly appearance on WTOP’s “Ask the Governor,” Governor Terry McAuliffe signed Executive Order 26 establishing The New Virginia Economy Strategic Plan and Steering Committee. The executive order establishes the priorities that...More

Governor McAuliffe Announces Approximately 500 New Jobs in the City of Newport News

26 Aug 2014
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Continental, a leading international automotive supplier, will invest approximately $150 million to expand its operation in the City of Newport News. The investment will start up turbocharger...More

Governor McAuliffe Announces Administration Appointments

22 Aug 2014
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced additional appointments to his administration today. The appointees will join McAuliffe’s administration focused on finding common ground with members of both parties on issues that will grow Virginia’s economy and...More

Governor McAuliffe Announces Creation of Virginia Oyster Trail

19 Aug 2014
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the creation of the Virginia Oyster Trail, a major tourism development project connecting travelers to Virginia oyster purveyors, raw bars and restaurants, and the watermen culture throughout Coastal...More

Governor McAuliffe Announces 25 New Jobs in Grayson County - Hansen Turbine to Invest

18 Aug 2014
Hansen Turbine, a manufacturer of coating spray applications for the aircraft and turbine parts coating industry, will invest $2.5 million to expand operations in Grayson County. Sister company Falcon Turbine will relocate from North Carolina...More

Governor McAuliffe Announces 25 New Jobs in Grayson County - Independence Lumber to Invest

18 Aug 2014
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced in Grayson County that Independence Lumber (http://www.indlbr.com) is rebuilding and expanding production at its sawmill operation that was destroyed by fire in November of 2012. The company will...More

Governor McAuliffe Announces 160 New Jobs in Smyth County

15 Aug 2014
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Mayville Engineering Company, Inc. (MEC) will invest $10 million to expand its Virginia operations at a new manufacturing facility in the former Merillat plant in Atkins in Smyth County. The...More

Governor McAuliffe’s Address to the Joint Money Committees of the General Assembly

15 Aug 2014
Chairman Stosch, Chairman Colgan, Chairman Jones, Chairman Ware, Members of the General Assembly, ladies and gentlemen: Good morning.

Governor McAuliffe Signs Executive Order Establishing Inter-Agency Task Force on Worker Misclassification and Payroll Fraud

15 Aug 2014
Governor Terry McAuliffe has signed Executive Order 24 establishing an interagency task force on worker misclassification and payroll fraud.

Governor McAuliffe Announces Administration Appointments

15 Aug 2014
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced additional appointments to his administration today. The appointees will join McAuliffe’s administration focused on finding common ground with members of both parties on issues that will grow Virginia’s economy and...More

Governor McAuliffe Announces 2nd Year of VEDP Going Global Defense Initiative

14 Aug 2014
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) has received grant funding for a second year of its Going Global Defense Initiative (GGDI). The purpose of this international program is to mitigate...More

Governor McAuliffe Unveils Major Workforce Development Initiative

13 Aug 2014
Today, Governor Terry McAuliffe signed executive order 23 establishing “The New Virginia Economy” Workforce Initiative, which will be led by Secretary of Commerce and Trade Maurice Jones. This initiative seeks to overhaul our economy in four...More

Virginia Leaders Applaud Executive Order on Workforce Development

13 Aug 2014
Governor McAuliffe today signed executive order 23: The New Virginia Economy Workforce Initiative, which establishes an ambitious new plan to help better prepare Virginian’s for a new and diversifying economy. This executive order will help...More

Governor McAuliffe Announces VAWorks Job Search Mobile App

7 Aug 2014
Governor McAuliffe announced today the launch of Virginia’s new employment app, VAWorks. Now, wherever Virginians may be in the Commonwealth, they can have thousands of jobs at their fingertips.

Governor McAuliffe Announces Television Series Pilot for Virginia

4 Aug 2014
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that ABC Signature, a division of ABC Studios, has chosen Virginia for Point of Honor, the pilot for the television series ABC is co-producing with Amazon Studios. The original series is a historical...More

Governor McAuliffe Announces Third Annual Virginia Wine Summit to be Held in Richmond on October 21

4 Aug 2014
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that the third annual Virginia Wine Summit will be held in Richmond on October 21, 2014. The event will bring wine experts and industry leaders from around the country to discuss, taste, and celebrate the...More

Governor McAuliffe announces grand opening of Birthplace of Country Music Museum

2 Aug 2014
Today, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced the grand opening of the Birthplace of Country Music Museum in Bristol, VA-Tenn. The Smithsonian Institution-affiliated museum is dedicated to preserving the legacy of the 1927 Bristol Sessions and their...More

Governor McAuliffe Taps Richmond Chef Lee Gregory to Represent Virginia at Great American Seafood Cook-off

1 Aug 2014
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that he has tapped renowned Chef Lee Gregory of Richmond restaurant The Roosevelt to represent Virginia at the 11th Annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off (GASCO) in New Orleans, Louisiana on August 2.

Governor McAuliffe Announces Administration Appointments

1 Aug 2014
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced additional appointments to his administration today. The appointees will join McAuliffe’s administration focused on finding common ground with members of both parties on issues that will grow Virginia’s economy and...More

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