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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
Governor McAuliffe Announces $5.6 Million in Bonds from VirginiaSAVES Program
Governor McAuliffe today announced that Russell County Public Schools will receive $5.6 million in Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds from the VirginiaSAVES program. Established in 2015, the VirginiaSAVES program is the Commonwealth’s first
Governor McAuliffe Announces Commonwealth’s Unemployment Rate Continues at 3.8%
The March and April rates of 3.8 percent are the lowest rates in nine years, since May 2008. Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate continues below the national rate, which was down 0.1 percentage point in April to 4.4 percent.
Governor McAuliffe Announces 31 New Jobs in Fairfax County
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Concept Plus, LLC, an IT service provider specializing in end-to-end design, development, and operational support of database, middleware, and business applications, will invest $140,000 to expand its IT
Governor McAuliffe Announces 97 New Jobs in Fairfax County
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Windward Consulting, an information technology consultancy helping large organizations manage their data centers and networks, will invest $825,000 to expand its headquarters in Fairfax County. The
Governor McAuliffe Announces Wholesome Harvest Baking to Invest More Than $22 Million in City of Roanoke Operation
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Wholesome Harvest Baking, a subsidiary of Grupo Bimbo, one of the world’s largest bakery companies, will invest $22.1 million to upgrade equipment and add a production line for artisan bread in its City
Governor McAuliffe Announces IR Engraving to Expand Manufacturing Operation in Henrico County
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that IR Engraving, a world leader in designing and building engraved rolls and plates, gravure rolls, and custom machinery, will invest $850,000 to expand its manufacturing operation in Henrico County to meet
Governor McAuliffe to Lead Trade and Marketing Mission to New York and Texas
Governor Terry McAuliffe will lead a three day trade and marketing mission to New York and Texas from May 9-11, 2017. The Governor will be accompanied by First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe, Secretary of Commerce and Trade Todd Haymore, Secretary of
Governor McAuliffe Signs Clean Energy Legislation
Governor Terry McAuliffe today signed 11 bipartisan bills passed by the General Assembly earlier this year that promote the use of solar and other renewable energy options and aim to reduce energy consumption across the Commonwealth.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Tourism Revenue Reached $24 Billion in 2016
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Virginia’s tourism revenue reached $24 billion in 2016, a 3.3 percent increase over 2015, outpacing the national growth rate of 2.7 percent. Visitor spending in Virginia supported 230,000 jobs, an
Governor McAuliffe Announces More Than $8.4 million in Affordable and Special Needs Housing Loans
These projects will create or maintain nearly 570 affordable housing units. They are focused on affordable new construction and rehabilitation housing options as well as permanent supportive housing options for people with intellectual and
Governor McAuliffe to Lead Trade and Marketing Mission to Mexico
Governor Terry McAuliffe will lead a three-day trade and marketing mission to Mexico from May 1-4, 2017.
Governor McAuliffe Announces 30 New Jobs in Washington County
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Universal Companies, the leading single-source supplier of spa products, will invest $1.5 million to expand its distribution operation in Washington County. Virginia successfully competed against
Governor McAuliffe Announces 30 New Jobs in the City of Richmond
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Karn Custom Woodwork (KCW), an architectural millwork manufacturing and installation company, will invest $2.55 million to expand its headquarters and manufacturing operation in the City of Richmond.
Governor McAuliffe Announces 66 New Jobs in the City of Richmond
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that 2nd Life Inc., a consumer electronics wholesaler serving Virginia and the surrounding region, will invest $975,000 to expand its operation in the Manchester district of the City of Richmond. The
Governor McAuliffe Announces More Than $1.4 Million in Industrial Revitalization Funds
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced $1.45 million in Industrial Revitalization Fund (IRF) awards for three localities in the Commonwealth, including the towns of Big Stone Gap and Cape Charles, as well as the Industrial Development Authority of
Governor McAuliffe Announces Commonwealth’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.8%
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was down 0.1 percentage point in March to 3.8 percent, the third consecutive monthly decline.
Governor McAuliffe Announces New Economic Impact Figures for Virginia’s Agritourism Industry
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that a new economic impact study, conducted by the Virginia Tech Pamplin College of Business, shows that Virginia’s agritourism industry accounts for $2.2 billion in economic activity.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Spectrum Brands to Retrain Employees in Montgomery County
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Spectrum Brands, Inc., a global consumer products company offering an expanding portfolio of leading brands, is investing $7.28 million over the next couple years in its Montgomery County operation to
Governor McAuliffe Announces Administration Appointments
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced additional appointments to his Administration today. 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

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