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Governor McAuliffe Announces More Than $1.5 Million in Community Development Block Grants
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today more than $1.5 million in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) for Scott County and the town of Brodnax.
Governor McAuliffe Announces 58 New Jobs in Culpeper County
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that EURO-COMPOSITES® Group will invest $10.5 million to expand its U.S. operation in Culpeper County. The company manufactures advanced honeycomb composite materials used in aviation, space, industrial, and
Governor McAuliffe Announces AvePoint, Inc. Expansion in the City of Richmond and Arlington County
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that AvePoint, Inc., the established leader in enabling enterprise collaboration across platforms and devices, will invest $1.5 million to establish an operation in the City of Richmond, creating 100 new jobs.
Governor McAuliffe Announces 50 New Jobs in Botetourt County
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today Arkay Packaging Corporation, one of the world’s premiere folding carton manufacturing companies, will invest $11 million to upgrade equipment and expand its operation in Botetourt County. The project will
Governor McAuliffe Announces Highest Employment Level in History of the Commonwealth
Governor McAuliffe announced today that Virginia’s employment level reached 3,856,100 in December 2015, the highest in the Commonwealth’s history. Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.2 percent. Virginia’s seasonally adjusted
Governor McAuliffe Announces 50 New Jobs in the City of Newport News
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Printpack, one of the largest flexible packaging converters in the United States, will invest $25.7 million to expand its manufacturing operation in the City of Newport News. Virginia successfully
Governor McAuliffe Announces 100 High-Tech Jobs in Arlington County
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that San Francisco-based Shift Technologies (Shift) will invest $20 million to establish its first East Coast operation in Arlington County. The project will create 100 new, high-tech jobs and is a direct
Virginia to receive more than $120.5 million from National Disaster Resilience Competition
Governor Terry McAuliffe joined U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Julian Castro today to announce that Virginia will receive more than $120.5 million through HUD’s National Disaster Resilience Competition (NDRC).
Governor McAuliffe Announces more than $6.9 million in Housing Trust Funds
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today more than $6.9 million in Housing Trust Fund grants and loans for the Homeless Reduction Grant and the Competitive Loan Program.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Signing of Memorandum of Understanding with U.S. Africa Command
Governor McAuliffe today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) and the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP).
Governor McAuliffe Celebrates Mercy Street Premiere January 17 on PBS Stations Nationwide
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Mercy Street will premiere on January 17, 2016 at 10:00pm on PBS stations nationwide, immediately following Downton Abbey on MASTERPIECE. The PBS drama was filmed in Petersburg and Richmond, and is set
Governor McAuliffe Announces 68 New Jobs in Henry County
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Starsprings, a privately-held spring and spring-unit manufacturer based in Sweden, will invest $3.7 million to establish its first U.S. manufacturing operation in Henry County. The company will supply
Governor McAuliffe Announces ‘Education and Workforce in a New Virginia Economy’ Legislative Package
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today a series of bold legislative proposals aimed at improving public schools, enhancing the workforce system, and preparing the students of the Commonwealth to be successful members of the new Virginia economy.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Nearly $2 Million Grant to Retrain Former Coal Workers
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) received a $1,965,730 grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to help provide reemployment services to former coal industry workers who need to access jobs in
Governor McAuliffe announces $196,000 in Building Collaborative Communities Funding
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced $196,000 in funding for five collaborative efforts in Virginia through the Building Collaborative Communities (BCC) program.
Governor McAuliffe Announces $25 Million Investment in Frederick County
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Kingspan Insulation, LLC, a subsidiary of Ireland-based Kingspan Group PLC, will invest $25 million to upgrade its manufacturing operation in Frederick County. In November 2014 Kingspan acquired Pactiv
Governor McAuliffe Announces Launch of New Power Line Worker Program
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that in early 2016, Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) will begin offering a new Power Line Worker Training Program designed to address the projected critical shortage of skilled electric utility
Governor McAuliffe Announces 400 New Jobs in Caroline County
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Harris Teeter, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), will invest $95 million to establish a 1.5 million-square-foot food distribution operation in Caroline County, of which the first
Governor McAuliffe Announces 50th Anniversary of Virginia Jobs Investment Program
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today the 50th anniversary of the Virginia Jobs Investment Program (VJIP). Created in 1965 as part of the Industrial Training division of the Virginia Community College System, the program provides consultative
Governor Announces Actions to Stimulate Growth of Renewable Energy in the Commonwealth
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that the Commonwealth’s agencies will dramatically increase the use of renewable energy to power the state’s operations.

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