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Governor McAuliffe Announces $1 Million Expansion by Lydia Mountain Lodge in Greene County
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Lydia Mountain Lodge & Log Cabins will invest $1 million to expand its existing operation in Stanardsville. The project is projected to create a tax benefit of more than $38,000 in its first full year of
Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia Affordable Pathways Partnership Grants
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the first five recipients of the Virginia Affordable Pathways Partnership Grants, a program that aims to provide Virginia students with a clearer path to higher education. The Governor first announced this
Governor McAuliffe Announces $30 Million Investment in Frederick County
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that American Woodmark Corporation, a major manufacturer of quality kitchen and bath cabinets for the home, will invest $30 million to consolidate headquarters operations in Frederick County. Virginia
Governor McAuliffe Announces New $6 Million Grant for Job Training Initiatives in Southwest Virginia
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that a consortium of workforce development partners, including local workforce boards, public and private education and workforce training providers, and not-for-profits, has received a $6 million America’s
Governor McAuliffe Announces New Exports to Chile and Costa Rica for Virginia Manufacturer
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Grandwatt Electric Corporation, a Suffolk-based manufacturer, has made sales to distributors in Chile and Costa Rica as a result of its participation in the Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s
Governor McAuliffe Statement on the Selection of Stephen Moret as President and CEO of Virginia Economic Development Partnership
Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement today following the selection of Stephen Moret as President and CEO of Virginia Economic Development Partnership:
Governor McAuliffe Announces New Cybersecurity Partnership with Government of Victoria, Australia
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Government of Victoria, Australia and the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) for comprehensive collaboration on
Governor McAuliffe Announces Third Consecutive Month of Virginia Labor Force Increase
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Virginia’s nonfarm payroll employment increased by 4,900 jobs in October, up 67,300 jobs from October of 2015. Since the beginning of the McAuliffe administration, Virginia has created 182,100 net new
Governor McAuliffe Announces New Partnership with Korea Electric Power Corporation to Enhance Energy Sector in the Commonwealth
Governor McAuliffe today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) and the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) for comprehensive cooperation on the Smart Grid and new
Governor McAuliffe Announces Opening of Virginia Marketing Office in South Korea
Governor Terry McAuliffe today expanded Virginia’s international presence with the announcement of the Commonwealth’s new marketing office in Seoul, South Korea.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Nearly $202,600 in Building Entrepreneurial Economies Funding
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced nearly $202,600 in Building Entrepreneurial Economies (BEE) grant awards for eight projects in the Commonwealth.
Governor McAuliffe Announces 189 New Jobs in the City of Hampton
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that MAXIMUS, a government contractor that provides program management and administrative services, will invest $1.87 million to establish a customer support center in the City of Hampton.
Governor McAuliffe Announces More Than $450,000 in Funding for Water System Expansion in Buchanan County
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Buchanan County will receive a federal grant of nearly $450,250 to provide public water to an additional 15 homes in Southwest Virginia that have been affected by past coal mining practices.
Governor McAuliffe Statement on JLARC Report on Management and Accountability of VEDP
Governor Terry McAuliffe, who is on the second day of a trade and marketing mission to the Pacific Rim, released a statement today following the General Assembly’s Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission’s (JLARC) final report on the
Governor McAuliffe to Lead Trade and Marketing Mission to the Pacific Rim
Governor Terry McAuliffe will lead a 10-day trade and marketing mission to the Pacific Rim from November 13-22. The Governor will be accompanied by First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe, Secretary of Commerce and Trade Todd Haymore, Secretary of Agriculture
Governor McAuliffe Announces 44 New Jobs and More than $251 Million Investment in Mecklenburg County
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Microsoft Corporation will invest $251.6 million to expand its data center site in Mecklenburg County and increase capacity to serve its growing customer base. Virginia successfully competed against
Governor McAuliffe Announces $25.1 Million Investment in Henrico County
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Dominion Packaging, a provider of packaging solutions for the tobacco and quick service restaurant industry, will invest $25.1 million to expand its operation in Henrico County to support a new contract
Governor McAuliffe Announces November as Virginia Oyster Month
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced November is Virginia Oyster Month in the Commonwealth. The month of November is an excellent opportunity for visitors and Virginians to experience fresh wild-caught and farm-raised oysters from Virginia's
Governor McAuliffe Announces First Virginia Business Ready Sites Program Award Recipients
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the first round of Virginia Business Ready Sites Program (VBRSP) grants to 28 projects across the Commonwealth. The VBRSP, administered by the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP), is a
Governor McAuliffe Announces Noncredit Mechatronics Certification in Virginia
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) will be entering into a partnership with Siemens, a global technology company, to establish the only noncredit Level 3 Mechatronics training program

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