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Governor Announces Virginia Company Finds New International Customers through State Export Promotion Grant
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Filtroil, a Richmond-based provider of industrial oil filtration products and monitoring equipment, signed multiple distributor agreements with customers during a recent Virginia sponsored trade mission
Governor McAuliffe Announces Crowdsourcing Initiative to Map Broadband Access in Virginia
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today a new statewide initiative to better understand where Virginia has the largest gaps in broadband coverage. The Governor announced the initiative at a ceremony to sign House Bill 912, which clarifies and
Governor McAuliffe Announces Ballast Point Brewing and Spirits Chooses Botetourt County for East Coast Brewing Operation
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Ballast Point Brewing and Spirits will invest $47.8 million to establish an East Coast brewing operation in Botetourt County. The Governor met with company officials at their headquarters in San Diego
Governor McAuliffe Announces Movie Starring Adrian Grenier to Film in Virginia
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that producers of the upcoming political thriller Public Affairs have selected Norfolk, Virginia as their filming location.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia’s Unemployment Rate Drops Below 4.0%
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined by 0.1 percentage point in April and is now at 3.9 percent—the lowest rate since the June 2008 rate of 3.9 percent. Virginia’s seasonally
Governor McAuliffe Announces Canada is Virginia’s Top International Tourism Partner with Record Spending
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Canada is Virginia’s number one source of international tourism, as visitation and spending continues to grow each year.
Governor McAuliffe to Lead Marketing and Trade Mission to Boston and Canada
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that he will lead a four-day marketing mission to Boston and Canada, May 17-20, 2016. The Governor will be accompanied by Secretary of Commerce and Trade Maurice Jones, Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry
Governor McAuliffe Announces Two Business Winners of the Pop Up Marion Community Business Launch Program
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today the first two winners of the Pop Up Marion Community Business Launch (CBL) program. Wolfe’s BBQ Fresh Market and Headspace Brewing Company will receive a $20,000 grant each to open their businesses in
Governor McAuliffe Announces 56 New Jobs in Orange County
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Lohmann Specialty Coatings LLC, a subsidiary of Lohmann Corporation and Subsidiaries, will invest $6.7 million to expand its manufacturing operation in Orange County. The company, which manufactures
Governor McAuliffe Announces $699,500 in Community Development Block Grants for Town of Coeburn and Wise County
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today $699,500 in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) for Wise County and the town of Coeburn. Wise County will receive $165,000 for the Guest River Sewer and Eisenhower Road Extension Project through the
Virginia to Receive More Than $3.1 Million from Federal Housing Trust Fund
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Virginia will receive more than $3.1 million in first-ever federal funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) through the Federal Housing Trust Fund.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Second Round of Governor’s Competition for Talent Solutions
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the second annual round of competitive grants to help close the skills gap in key industry sectors of critical importance to the Virginia economy.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Two York County Breweries Receiving Tourism Growth Funds
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced Brass Cannon Brewing and The Virginia Beer Company, both in York County, are the latest recipients of the Virginia Tourism Growth Fund (VTGF) program. Brass Cannon Brewing is receiving $15,000 and is expected
Governor McAuliffe to Lead Marketing Mission
On Saturday, April 23rd, Governor Terry McAuliffe and officials from his administration will depart for a trade and marketing mission to Europe to attend Hannover Messe in Germany, the world's largest industrial fair, and conduct several meeting in
Governor McAuliffe Announces New Jobs, Investment in Smyth County
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Woodgrain Millwork, a family-owned and operated company headquartered in Idaho, will expand its door and window component manufacturing facility in Smyth County. The company will create seventeen new
Governor McAuliffe Announces More Than $3.3 Million in Appalachian Regional Commission Grants
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced more than $3.3 million in Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) awards for 13 projects in the Appalachian Region, which encompasses 25 counties and eight independent cities in Southwest Virginia.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia’s Unemployment Rate is Lowest Since June 2008
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined by 0.1 percent in March and is now at 4.0 percent—the lowest rate since the June 2008 rate of 3.9 percent. Virginia’s seasonally adjusted
Governor McAuliffe Signs Legislation Supporting Student Innovation
Governor Terry McAuliffe today signed into law legislation that directs the Boards of Visitors of public colleges and universities to adopt intellectual property (IP) policies that are supportive of students.
Governor McAuliffe Invests $1 Million to Assist Small Businesses in Training and Credentialing Incumbent Workers
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today a new $1 million program to assist small businesses of up to 250 employees in improving the occupational and technical skills of their workers through workforce credentials that drive business growth. The
Halifax County Named Virginia’s Second Certified Work Ready Community
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Halifax County has been designated as a Certified Work Ready Community (CWRC).

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