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Governor McAuliffe Vetoes Bill That Would Impose Divisive and Unnecessary Immigration Requirements on Localities
Governor Terry McAuliffe today has vetoed House Bill 2000 which would impose an unnecessary and divisive requirement upon localities regarding the enforcement of federal immigration laws.
Governor McAuliffe Vetoes Bill That Would Create Obstacles to Public Assistance
Governor Terry McAuliffe today has vetoed House Bill 2092 which would add costly, time-consuming, and unnecessary steps when the Department of Social Services evaluates an applicant’s eligibility for public assistance.
Governor McAuliffe Proposes Amendment to Restore Virginia’s One-Handgun-a-Month Law
Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement today regarding his proposed amendments to Senate Bill 1023, which would restore Virginia’s One-Handgun-a-Month law that was repealed by Governor McDonnell in 2012.
Governor McAuliffe Introduces Budget Amendment to Pursue Planning for Medicaid Expansion
Governor Terry McAuliffe proposed a budget amendment restoring his authority to pursue planning for Medicaid expansion. The Governor made the decision to include the amendment following last week’s news that the AHCA, President Trump’s replacement
Governor McAuliffe Vetoes Bills That Would Create Barriers to Voting
Governor Terry McAuliffe today vetoed three pieces of legislation that, rather than improving election integrity, could impede eligible Virginians from voting. The Governor’s full veto statements are below.
Governor McAuliffe Vetoes Bill Requiring Unnecessary and Burdensome Agency Review
Governor Terry McAuliffe today has vetoed House Bill 1790 which would repeal Virginia’s current requirement that agencies review all existing regulations to determine whether they continue to be effective and necessary.
Governor McAuliffe Vetoes Bills That Would Put Virginians at Risk
Governor Terry McAuliffe today vetoed five pieces of legislation that would further weaken the Commonwealth’s gun safety laws and put Virginians at risk. The Governor’s full veto statements are below.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Commonwealth’s Unemployment Drops to Lowest Rate in Nine Years
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was down 0.1 percentage point in February to 3.9 percent, the lowest rate since June 2008.
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
Governor McAuliffe Announces $600,000 in Grants to Upgrade Career and Technical Education Program Equipment
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced $600,000 in competitive grants to 16 high schools and technical centers to upgrade equipment for their career and technical education (CTE) programs. Each school or center will receive $37,500 to purchase new

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