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Governor McAuliffe Announces 184 New Jobs in Arlington County
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Trustify, an IT startup that connects clients to trained private investigators, will invest $1.04 million to expand its operation in Arlington County creating 184 new jobs.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Commonwealth’s Unemployment Rate Drops Again to 3.7%
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was down 0.1 percentage point in June to 3.7 percent after holding steady at 3.8 percent the previous three months. Today’s announcement was the lowest
Governor McAuliffe Announces Nomadic Display to Expand Headquarters in Fairfax County
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Nomadic Display, a worldwide leader in trade show displays, will create 30 new jobs and invested $940,000 in connection with its expansion and headquarters relocation in Fairfax County. Virginia
Governor McAuliffe Announces Second Phase of Virginia Business Ready Sites Program Award Recipients
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced Phase II of the Virginia Business Ready Sites Program development grants for eight sites across the Commonwealth totaling $1,188,288 in grant funding. The VBRSP, administered by the Virginia Economic
Governor McAuliffe Announces New Agreement to Foster Economic Development Opportunities between Virginia and Mexico
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Virginia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the City of Mexico City to formalize a bilateral relationship aimed at expanding business opportunities and trade, as well as strengthening
Governor McAuliffe Announces Five Tazewell County Companies Increase International Sales By More Than $2 Million
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that five Tazewell County companies have graduated from the Go Global with Coal & Energy Technology (GGCET) program, a collaboration of the Governor’s Office, Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP),
Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia Companies Increase International Sales through Commonwealth’s Premier Exporting Program
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that eleven companies from across the Commonwealth have graduated from the Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s (VEDP) Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) Program, touting impressive results from
Governor McAuliffe Announces New Agreement to Foster Economic Development Opportunities between Virginia and Vietnam
The MOU establishes a platform for cooperation aimed at developing economic development opportunities between Vietnam and Virginia in several industry sectors including: agriculture, education and training, energy, environmental protection,
Governor McAuliffe Announces $150,000 Virginia Tourism Growth Fund Investment for Richmond Raceway Infield Redevelopment
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the award of a $150,000 grant from the Virginia Tourism Growth Fund (VTGF) to assist with the development of the Virginia is for Racing Lovers interactive welcome area as part of the new infield redevelopment
Governor McAuliffe Announces MicroHealth to Create 65 New Jobs in Fairfax County
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that MicroHealth, LLC, a provider of health information technology for federal and commercial health organizations, will invest $395,000 to expand its IT operation in Fairfax County, creating 65 new jobs.
Governor McAuliffe Announces EMMY® Winning Drama HOMELAND to Film in the Commonwealth
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that the critically acclaimed drama HOMELAND will move to Virginia for production of the show’s seventh season. The series, produced by SHOWTIME® for Fox 21 Television Studios, will begin filming in Central
Governor McAuliffe Announces 2,173 Credentials Awarded Through New Economy Workforce Credentials Grant Program
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that, through the New Economy Workforce Credentials Grant program, Virginia’s Community Colleges provided workforce training that enabled 2,173 Virginians to secure industry-recognized credentials, licenses,
Governor McAuliffe Announces Inaugural Nonstop Air India Flight from Dulles International to New Delhi
The Governor announced the news at an event at Dulles Airport, and was joined by Virginia Secretary of Commerce & Trade Todd Haymore and Air India leadership, as well as a delegation from the Commonwealth of Virginia, the District of Columbia, and
Governor McAuliffe Announces 57 New Jobs in Frederick County
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. will invest $9.5 million in its medical device manufacturing operation in Frederick County. The company will expand its Clinical Diagnostics operations creating 57 new jobs.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Unanet to Create 60 New Jobs in Loudoun County
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Unanet, a provider of cloud and on-premise enterprise resource planning (ERP) software that is purpose-built for project-driven organizations, will invest $1.67 million to expand its operation in Loudoun
Governor McAuliffe Announces Administration Appointments
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 economy and create more jobs across the Commonwealth.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Winchester Metals to Create 17 New Jobs in Frederick County
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Winchester Metals, a complete package metals industry partner, will invest $870,000 to expand its manufacturing operation in Frederick County. The company will add laser/punch combination equipment,
Governor McAuliffe Announces Aeroprobe Corporation to Expand Operation in Montgomery County
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Aeroprobe Corporation, a provider of air data measurement systems to the aerospace, automotive, turbomachinery, wind turbine, and wind tunnel testing industries, will invest $300,000 to expand its
Governor McAuliffe to Lead Trade and Marketing Mission to Europe
Governor Terry McAuliffe will lead a 13-day trade and marketing mission to Europe from June 18-30, 2017. The Governor will be accompanied by Secretary of Commerce and Trade Todd Haymore and Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Basil Gooden, as
Governor McAuliffe Announces Commonwealth’s Unemployment Rate Continues at 3.8%
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held steady in May at 3.8 percent for the third consecutive month, and is down 0.2 percentage points compared to a year ago. The March, April, and May

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