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Governor McAuliffe Announces AMC Series to Return to Virginia for its Final Season
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that the AMC television series “TURN: Washington’s Spies” will return to Virginia for a fourth and final season.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Workforce Grant Program
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the launch of a new grant program designed to ensure that workforce credentials are accessible and affordable for Virginians seeking the skills they need to obtain good-paying jobs in high-demand fields.
Governor Announces ‘Permanent’ to Film in Virginia
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that the upcoming feature film “Permanent,” starring Patricia Arquette and Rainn Wilson will shoot in Central Virginia this summer.
Governor McAuliffe Announces 60 New Jobs in the City of Alexandria
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that The Motley Fool, a multimedia financial-services company, will invest $5 million to upgrade its facility and expand recruitment efforts in the City of Alexandria. Virginia successfully competed against
Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.7%
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.7 percent in June. Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remains below the national rate, which was up 0.2 percentage point in June to
Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia Velocity Tour Business Plan Competitions across Virginia
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that the Commonwealth of Virginia and Village Capital will host the weeklong Virginia Velocity Tour, which will provide $125,000 in funding to startups in the biotechnology, health, energy, agriculture, and
Governor McAuliffe Announces 10.5 Percent Decrease in Overall Homelessness in Virginia
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that overall homelessness in the Commonwealth declined 10.5 percent in 2016 versus 2015, with a 17 percent decrease in family homelessness in the same period. In addition, more than $14.7 million was recently
Governor McAuliffe Announces 22 New Jobs in Henry County
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Solid Stone Fabrics, a textile manufacturer and distributor of stretch fabrics, will invest $1.5 million to expand its operation in Henry County. The expansion will accommodate new equipment and include
Governor McAuliffe Launches Workforce Innovation Datathon Challenge
Governor Terry McAuliffe today launched the 2016 Workforce Innovation Datathon Challenge, a competition inviting citizens, students, and government teams from across the Commonwealth to come together to create innovative workforce solutions.
Governor McAuliffe Announces 41 New Jobs in City of Danville
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Overfinch, the world’s leading creator of bespoke Range Rover vehicles, will invest $1.82 million to establish a manufacturing operation in the City of Danville. The company plans to upfit Jaguar Land
Governor McAuliffe Leads Marketing and Trade Mission to Israel and United Kingdom
Governor Terry McAuliffe will lead a marketing and trade mission to Israel and the United Kingdom July 8-13. The Governor will be accompanied by Secretary of Commerce and Trade Maurice Jones, Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Todd Haymore and
Governor McAuliffe Announces 142 New Jobs in Arlington County
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Phone2Action, a civic engagement software platform, will invest $150,000 to relocate from Washington, D.C., to Arlington County and expand its software operation. Launched in 2014, the company supplies
Governor McAuliffe Announces Data Analytics Initiative to Connect Job Seekers to Jobs
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the Open Data, Open Jobs initiative to better connect job seekers with job opportunities. The Open Data, Open Jobs initiative provides a new open data set of available jobs in Virginia to equip innovators,
Governor Announces The C.F. Sauer Company Expands International Sales through Virginia’s International Trade Programs
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that The C. F. Sauer Company has entered into an agreement with KB International to distribute its Duke’s mayonnaise products in Colombia.
Governor McAuliffe Announces 85 New Jobs in the City of Virginia Beach
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that SANJO Corte Fino, a fineblanking manufacturer based in Barcelona Spain, will invest $17.5 million to establish its North American headquarters in the City of Virginia Beach. SANJO will supply specialty
Governor McAuliffe Announces Administration Appointments
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
Governor McAuliffe Announces 500 New Jobs in Wise County
Governor McAuliffe today announced that Frontier Secure, a division of Frontier Communications Corporation, will locate a customer care center in Wise County. The facility will provide customer and technical support for its clients. Virginia
Governor McAuliffe Announces 105 New Jobs in the Town of Berryville and Clarke County
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that New York-based Handsome Brook Farm, LLC will invest $6.4 million to establish a new pasture raised egg processing operation in the Town of Berryville and Clarke County. The business has committed to
Pittsylvania County Named Virginia’s Third Certified Work Ready Community
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Pittsylvania County has been designated as a Certified Work Ready Community (CWRC). The nationally recognized designation by the Commonwealth and American College Testing (ACT) will help Pittsylvania
Governor McAuliffe Announces Expansion of Cybersecurity Apprenticeships
Governor McAuliffe announced yesterday at the National Governors Association’s Talent Pipeline Policy Academy that for the first time in Virginia history, businesses have the opportunity to stand up registered apprenticeships for cyber security

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