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Governor McAuliffe Announces 12 Companies Selected to Participate in Virginia Economic Gardening Pilot Program
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced 12 Virginia companies were selected to participate in the Virginia Economic Gardening Pilot Program. The VEGPP, administered by the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, targets second-stage companies.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Over $967,000 in Matching Grants for 50 Local Tourism Programs
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced more than $967,000 in matching grant funds to be awarded to 50 local tourism initiatives as part of the Virginia Tourism Corporation’s Marketing Leverage Program. This grant program helps local and regional
Governor McAuliffe Announces 215,100 Net New Jobs in Virginia
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that 215,100 net new jobs have been created in the Commonwealth since January 2014. In addition, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, total wages and salaries in Virginia have increased by 12.2
Governor McAuliffe Announces More Than $8.8 Million in Community Development Block Grants
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced more than $8.8 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for 15 projects in Virginia. This funding will support projects that improve health care access, water and sewer infrastructure,
Governor McAuliffe Announces $175,000 Grant to La Cocina VA for Small Business Development
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced a $175,000 grant to La Cocina VA, a nonprofit workforce development organization in Arlington County, to enhance its culinary skills training facility, create a business plan training course, and develop a
Governor McAuliffe Announces $2.35 Million in Urgent Need Funding from the Community Development Block Grant Program
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced $2,352,994 in Urgent Need funding from the Community Development Block Grants Program to assist the Counties of Lee, Sussex, and Wise and the Towns of Wakefield and Waverly with their long-term rebuilding
Governor McAuliffe Announces $245,600 Local Innovation Grant for the Town of South Hill
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced $245,600 in Community Development Block Grant Local Innovation funding to the Town of South Hill for the Southern Virginia Food Hub. This project will provide training and technical assistance to 42 farmer
Governor McAuliffe Announces Major Workforce Credentialing Milestone Achieved Ahead of Schedule
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Virginia has achieved the goal he set in his Executive Order 23 – Establishing the New Virginia Economy Workforce Initiative, which called for the annual production of 50,000 workforce credentials
Governor McAuliffe Announces 40 New Jobs in Pulaski County
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Koinonia Ltd., a Brazilian-based manufacturer of foam and tape solutions for the automotive, refrigeration (HVAC), marine, construction, and heavy machinery industries, will invest $4.9 million to
Governor McAuliffe Announces 96 New Jobs in City of Roanoke
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that PowerSchool, a leading education technology platform for K-12, will invest $1.8 million to expand in the City of Roanoke. The company will relocate to a 38,000-square-foot facility in downtown Roanoke.
Governor McAuliffe Unveils New Precision Machining Lab at George Washington High School
Governor Terry McAuliffe yesterday joined state and local leaders in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Danville Public Schools’ new precision machining program at George Washington High School. Modeled after a program in place at Danville Community
Governor McAuliffe Announces 35 New Jobs in Danville-Pittsylvania County
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Unison Ltd, a leading global tube bending machine specialist, will invest $5.2 million to establish its first U.S. manufacturing operation in the Cane Creek Centre Industrial Park, jointly owned by the
Governor McAuliffe Announces $7 Million Investment in Pittsylvania County
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Intertape Polymer Group (IPG), a packaging products and systems company that supplies to retailers and manufacturers, will invest $7 million to add significant manufacturing and distribution capacity at
Governor McAuliffe Announces 55 New Jobs in Greensville County
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Oran Safety Glass, a manufacturer of specialty glass for buses, military vehicles, and trains, will invest $4.45 million to expand its manufacturing operation in Greensville County.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Up To 60 New Cybersecurity Jobs in City of Richmond
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Thomson Reuters will establish an internal cybersecurity operations center in the City of Richmond. The company will occupy approximately 10,000 square feet at Riverfront Plaza and plans to employ up to
Governor McAuliffe Announces $2.2 Billion Growth for Tourism Industry Since 2014
Governor McAuliffe today announced that Virginia’s tourism revenue has grown by $2.2 billion since taking office in 2014 with a compound annual growth rate of 3.3 percent. Tourism is an instant revenue generator for the Commonwealth, representing
Governor McAuliffe Announces $196,000 in Building Collaborative Communities Funding
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced $196,000 in funding for five collaborative efforts in Virginia through the Building Collaborative Communities (BCC) program. The program promotes regional economic collaboration in economically distressed
Governor McAuliffe Announces More Than $6 Million Investment in Washington County
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Hapco Pole Products, a manufacturer of aluminum poles, will invest over $6 million to expand its operation in Washington County. The company will construct a 60,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art
Governor McAuliffe Announces $233,995 in Building Entrepreneurial Economies Grants
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced $233,995 in Building Entrepreneurial Economies (BEE) grant awards for seven projects across Virginia. The BEE grant program provides funding to localities and nonprofit organizations for entrepreneurship
Governor McAuliffe Announces 209,800 New Jobs Created in the Commonwealth since January 2014
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that 209,800 new jobs have been created in the Commonwealth since January 2014. Virginia’s labor force also expanded for the 16th consecutive month to 4,320, 271, setting a new record high. In addition,

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