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Governor McAuliffe Announces 50 New Jobs in the City of Chesapeake
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Atlantic Core Building Products, a manufacturer of steel commercial construction materials, will invest $3 million to establish a manufacturing operation in the City of Chesapeake. Virginia successfully
Governor McAuliffe Announces Nearly 30 New Jobs in the City of Suffolk
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Allfirst, L.L.C., an industrial general contractor and metal fabricator, will invest $130,000 to expand its headquarters in the City of Suffolk. The company will purchase new machinery and tools, and
Governor McAuliffe Announces Nearly 70 New Jobs in Augusta County
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that The Hershey Company will make a multi-million dollar investment in new machinery to increase production capacity at its Stuarts Draft operation in Augusta County, creating 69 jobs.
February 2017 General Fund Revenue Collections are Up 3.6% From the Previous Year and Fiscal-Year-To-Date Collections are Up 4.5%
Governor McAuliffe announced today that general fund revenue collections for February increased 3.6 percent. On a fiscal year-to-date basis, total revenue collections rose 4.5 percent, ahead of the annual forecast of 2.9 percent growth.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Hampton Roads is One of Only Four Sites Selected for National Prior Learning Assessment Project
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Tidewater Community College (TCC) and Opportunity Inc. will receive a $25,000 grant from the national Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) for a pilot project designed to link local
Governor McAuliffe Announces The Hotel Weyanoke to Create 76 New Jobs, Spur More Than $7 million in Economic Impact in Farmville
The project will receive support through the Virginia Tourism Corporation’s (VTC) Tourism Development Financing Program (TDFP), a gap financing program for larger-scale tourism development projects, geared toward fostering partnerships with
Governor McAuliffe Announces Atarfil to Invest More Than $5 Million to Establish Facility in the City of Suffolk
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Spain-based Atarfil, a world leader in developing, manufacturing, and marketing thermoplastic geomembranes, will invest $5.1 million to establish its first U.S. manufacturing and distribution facility in
Governor McAuliffe Announces $200,000 Community Development Block Grant Award for the Town of Big Stone Gap
Since 1982, the federally-funded CDBG program has been administered by the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD). Virginia receives approximately $17 million annually for the grant program.
Governor McAuliffe Announces 84 Lumber to Create 100 New Jobs in Frederick County
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced 84 Lumber, the nation’s leading building materials supplier, will invest $3.9 million to establish an operation in Frederick County as part of its manufacturing division, 84 Components. Virginia successfully
Governor McAuliffe Announces SteelFab to Expand Manufacturing Operation in the City of Emporia
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that SteelFab, one of the nation’s largest structural steel fabricators, will invest $2.14 million to expand its manufacturing operation in the City of Emporia.
Governor McAuliffe Announces 100 New Jobs in City of Buena Vista
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Munters Corporation, a manufacturer of energy recovery systems, dehumidification systems and custom air handling equipment, will invest $2.5 million to expand and upgrade equipment at its manufacturing
Governor McAuliffe Announces TemperPack to Expand Headquarters, Manufacturing Operations in City of Richmond
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that TemperPack, a manufacturer of sustainable packaging technology for perishable goods, will invest $2 million to expand its headquarters and manufacturing operation in the City of Richmond, creating 23 new
Governor McAuliffe Announces 62 Local Tourism Programs to Receive Public-Private Marketing Funds to Bolster Growth
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced more than $772,000 in matching grant funds to be awarded to 62 local tourism initiatives as part of the Virginia Tourism Corporation’s (VTC) Marketing Leverage Program (MLP).
Governor McAuliffe Announces New Program to Create More Clean Energy Jobs in the Commonwealth
Governor McAuliffe today announced that the U.S. Department of Energy selected Virginia as the recipient of a $500,000 grant to support commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) programs in communities across the state.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia Rankings as a Top State for Corporate Clean Energy Procurement
Governor McAuliffe today announced that Virginia has been ranked as one of the top states in the nation for corporate access to clean energy, according to the 2017 “Corporate Clean Energy Procurement Index: State Leadership & Rankings” (The Index).
Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia Workforce Connection Offers New, Enhanced Features for Job Seekers, Virginia Businesses
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that new, enhanced features are now available through the Commonwealth’s web-based service for job seekers and Virginia businesses, the Virginia Workforce Connection. The Virginia Workforce Connection,
Governor McAuliffe Announces Owens & Minor to Create 300 New Jobs in the City of Richmond
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Virginia-based Owens & Minor, a global healthcare services company, will make a multi-year, multi-million dollar investment to establish a new Client Engagement Center (CEC) in downtown Richmond. Owens &
Governor McAuliffe Announces Global Guardian to Expand Corporate Headquarters in Fairfax County
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Global Guardian, a provider of world-class security solutions, will invest $1.3 million to expand its corporate headquarters in Fairfax County. The company will invest in additional office space, new
Governor McAuliffe Announces $700,000 in Remediation Grants to Support Restoration of Brownfield Sites
The VBAF was established to provide either grants or loans to local governments to promote the restoration and redevelopment of brownfield sites and to address environmental problems or obstacles to reuse in an effort to effectively market for new
Governor McAuliffe Announces 555 New Jobs in Fairfax County
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that IOMAXIS, a leading technology company that delivers disruptive solutions to revolutionize cloud, mobile and network products and systems, plans to invest a total of $3.8 million to expand its operation

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