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Governor McAuliffe Signs Executive Directive 14 and Announces Budget Actions to Address Virginia’s Teacher Shortage
Budget actions include both new investments and budget language targeting teacher recruitment and retention, and the directive asks the Virginia Board of Education to issue emergency regulations giving colleges and universities the option to offer
Governor McAuliffe and Senator Warner Launch ‘Virginia is for Entrepreneurs’ Initiative
Governor Terry McAuliffe and U.S. Senator Mark Warner today announced the launch of the Virginia is for Entrepreneurs (VA4E) initiative, an effort to better match entrepreneurs with potential investors across regions, backgrounds and industries.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Opioid and Mental Health Budget Actions
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that his 2019-2020 biennial budget will include $76 million to help combat the opioid epidemic and improve behavioral health treatment.
Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services to Notify CHIP Recipients of Potential Loss of Benefits Due to Congressional Inaction
The Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) will begin notifying Virginia families with one or more family members who are enrolled in the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) that they could lose their coverage unless the
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 $6.5 Million in Grants to Support Crime Victims in Virginia
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced $6.5 million in federal grant funding to localities, nonprofit organizations and state agencies to provide support for essential programs and services in all aspects of Virginia’s criminal justice system.
Governor McAuliffe Announces $300,000 Community Development Block Grant to Assist Economic Transition Efforts in Southwest Virginia
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced $300,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Local Innovation funding to Tazewell County for the Heart of Appalachia Collaborative Economic Transition Project also known as The Heart Project. This
Governor McAuliffe Announces Awards from the Landmark DuPont Settlement
Governor McAuliffe today announced the first round of project awards under the DuPont Waynesboro Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration settlement. The settlement, which involves approximately $50 million in funding for restoration
Governor McAuliffe Announces Nearly $12.5 Million in Land Conservation Grants
Governor McAuliffe announced today nearly $12.5 million in grants from the Virginia Land Conservation Foundation (VLCF) to nine projects. The awards will protect almost 4,000 historically significant acres and fund new interpretive tools at multiple
Governor McAuliffe and Former USDOT Secretary Ray LaHood Release Independent WMATA Review
Governor Terry McAuliffe and former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation Ray LaHood this week released Secretary LaHood’s independent review of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). In order to look for opportunities

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