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Governor McAuliffe Launches Governor’s Council on Youth Entrepreneurship

24 Aug 2015
Governor Terry McAuliffe today signed Executive Order 47 establishing the Governor’s Council on Youth Entrepreneurship, which shall be responsible for coordinating and implementing youth entrepreneurship initiatives and fostering the growth of the

Governor McAuliffe Announces 3rd Year of Virginia’s Going Global Defense Initiative

24 Aug 2015
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Virginia has received $1.8 million in grant funding for a third year of its Going Global Defense Initiative (GGDI), administered by the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP).

Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia Receives $5.4 million in Community Planning Assistance Funds

24 Aug 2015
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Virginia has been awarded $5.4 million in federal Community Planning Assistance Funds from the Department of Defense Office of Economic Adjustment.

Governor McAuliffe Announces Decrease in Virginia Unemployment Rate

21 Aug 2015
Governor McAuliffe announced today that Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased 0.1 percentage point in July to 4.8 percent. Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remains below the national rate, which was unchanged in

SBA Low-Interest Loans Available to Help Tazewell County Residents and Businesses Affected by July Floods

20 Aug 2015
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is making low-interest disaster loans available to homeowners, businesses, and private, non-profit organizations in Tazewell County to help them recover from severe

Governor McAuliffe Announces More Than $8.2 Million in Community Development Block Grants

18 Aug 2015
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced more than $8.2 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for 12 projects in Virginia. Since 1982, the federally-funded CDBG program has been administered by the Virginia Department of

Virginia to Work with Georgetown University Research Center in Attaining Workforce Credentials Goal

13 Aug 2015
Today, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that Virginia will use the expertise of Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce (Georgetown Center) in order to boost statewide attainment of employer-demanded education and workforce

Governor McAuliffe Announces 66 New Jobs in City of Hampton

12 Aug 2015
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL), a global leader in connectivity, will invest $9 million to expand its sensor solutions operations (formerly known as Measurement Specialties, Inc.) in the City of

Governor McAuliffe Announces Partnership with Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority

7 Aug 2015
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today the Go Global with Coal & Energy Technology (GGCET) program, a collaboration of the Governor’s Office, the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority (VCEDA) and the Virginia Economic Development

Governor McAuliffe Announces 462 New Jobs in Fairfax County

30 Jul 2015
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Ernst & Young LLP (EY), one of the world’s leaders in professional services, will invest approximately $12 million to expand its operations in Fairfax County.

Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia Tourism Corporation to Partner with Richmond 2015

29 Jul 2015
Governor McAuliffe announced today that the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) will partner with Richmond 2015, the organizer of the nine-day UCI Road World Championships cycling event to be held in Richmond this September. This is the first time in

Governor McAuliffe Announces Approximately $49 Million Investment in Culpeper County

28 Jul 2015
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Continental, a leading international automotive supplier, intends to invest approximately $49 million to expand its manufacturing operation in Culpeper County, part of the company’s Chassis and Safety

Governor McAuliffe Announces Major Expansion of Poultry Processing Facility in Rockingham County

22 Jul 2015
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Virginia Poultry Growers Cooperative, Inc. will invest almost $62 million over the next three years to construct a new 80,000 square foot turkey processing facility in Hinton.

Governor McAuliffe Announces 17% Increase in Overseas Visitation

21 Jul 2015
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Virginia welcomed 413,000 overseas visitors in 2014*, a 17% increase over 2013. The marked rise is the largest percentage increase in the past five years, and the first time during those five years that

Governor McAuliffe Announces 56 New Jobs in Goochland County

20 Jul 2015
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Hardywood Park Craft Brewery will invest more than $28 million over the next five years to expand its operations in Goochland County. The company will open a new brewery complex to complement its

Governor McAuliffe Announces 80 New Jobs in Wise County

17 Jul 2015
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Dhiyo House Inc., a specialty supplier of belting for the conveyor and power transmission industries, will invest $6.1 million to establish its first Virginia manufacturing operation in Wise County. The

Governor McAuliffe Announces 3B Consulting Services, LLC to Establish Headquarters in Russell County

17 Jul 2015
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that 3B Consulting Services, LLC (3BCS), a consulting and engineering service firm involved in environmental and construction work in the coalfield regions of Kentucky, West Virginia and Virginia, will invest

Governor McAuliffe Announces Creation of Virginia International Trade Alliance (VITAL)

15 Jul 2015
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today the creation of the Virginia International Trade Alliance (VITAL), a new initiative managed by the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) that will increase international trade in Virginia.

Governor McAuliffe Announces TURN: Washington’s Spies Will Return to Virginia for Third Season

15 Jul 2015
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that the AMC television series TURN: Washington’s Spies will be returning to Virginia for a third season.

Governor McAuliffe Announces 100 New Jobs in Orange County

13 Jul 2015
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE:AJRD) will invest $11 million to expand its manufacturing operation in Orange County.

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