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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
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 Virginia Now Home to 206 Licensed Breweries
A newly released economic impact study shows that Virginia’s booming beer industry contributes more than $9.34 billion annually to Virginia’s economy.
Governor McAuliffe Announces $2 Million in Rural Homeowner Rehabilitation Program Awards
The funds will provide zero-percent deferred loans for rehabilitation of 51 to 63 owner-occupied modest homes in targeted areas of rural Virginia. This new initiative will complement the existing Virginia Department of Housing and Community
Governor McAuliffe Recommends More Than $2.7 million in Appalachian Regional Commission Grants
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced he is recommending more than $2.7 million in Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) awards for ten projects in the Appalachian Region, which encompasses 25 counties and eight independent cities in Southwest
Governor McAuliffe Announces $2.25 Million in Vibrant Community Initiative Funding
The Better Housing Coalition will receive funds for a comprehensive community-based strategy expanding the availability of affordable housing and creating more opportunity for community residents to succeed.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Amazon Web Services to Create up to 1,500 New Jobs in Fairfax County
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), will expand its presence with a new East Coast corporate campus at One Dulles Tower in Fairfax County. AWS offers cloud computing
Governor McAuliffe Announces Ferguson to Expand Operations, Creating 434 New Jobs in Newport News
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Ferguson, the largest plumbing wholesaler in the U.S., will invest $82.8 million to expand its headquarters operation in the City of Newport News, retaining more than 1,000 jobs and creating 434 new jobs.
Governor McAuliffe Highlights Clean Energy Certification Programs at Tidewater Community College
Governor Terry McAuliffe today visited the Chesapeake campus of Tidewater Community College (TCC) to tour the college’s renewable training laboratories and highlight the clean energy certification programs they offer.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia Named a Top 10 State in Site Selection’s 2017 Prosperity Cup
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Virginia has been ranked No. 6 in the Top 10 States in Site Selection magazine’s 2017 Prosperity Cup, tying with Ohio. This represents a seven spot jump from No. 13 in 2016.
Governor McAuliffe Announces $95,000 in Virginia Main Street Grants
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced $95,000 in Virginia Main Street funding for seven projects in the towns of Culpeper, Marion, South Boston, and Wytheville and the cities of Fredericksburg, Lynchburg, and Staunton.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia’s Largest Municipal Utility Solar Farm to Begin Construction in August
The Kentuck project is a 6 megawatt solar array that will be part of the generation mix for Danville Municipal Utility. When operational, the solar farm will generate enough electricity to power over 900 homes. Governor McAuliffe made the
Governor McAuliffe Announces Martinsville Named Virginia’s Fourth Certified Work Ready Community
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that the City of Martinsville has been designated as the Commonwealth’s fourth Certified Work Ready Community (CWRC). The nationally recognized designation, conferred by the Commonwealth of Virginia and
Governor McAuliffe Announces Eastman Chemical Company to Invest $11.7 Million in Henry County
The company will add a new equipment line within its Performance Films business, which will provide additional capacity in growing the global market for paint protection and window film sold under Eastman’s portfolio of brands.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery to Create 59 New Jobs in Lynchburg
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery will invest more than $14 million and create 59 new jobs over the next three years to expand its operations. The company will open a new production brewery in Lynchburg to
Governor McAuliffe Announces 102 New Jobs in Fairfax County
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Granules India Ltd., a vertically integrated pharmaceutical company, will invest $35 million into its wholly-owned subsidiary, Granules Pharmaceuticals Inc., to expand its pharmaceutical R&D and

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