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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
Governor McAuliffe Vetoes Legislation Undermining Virginia Public Schools
Governor Terry McAuliffe today vetoed six pieces of legislation that would undermine support for Virginia’s public education system. The Governor’s full veto statements are below:.
Governor McAuliffe Proposes Budget Amendment to Alleviate Financial Burden of Hampton Roads Toll Violation Collections Process
Today at Portsmouth City Hall, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced a proposed budget amendment in response to the Macquarie-Skanska partnership’s handling of toll violation collections on the Elizabeth River Tunnels, another step to help alleviate
Governor McAuliffe Vetoes Legislation Legalizing Discrimination
Governor Terry McAuliffe today vetoed Senate Bill 1324 and House Bill 2025, identical bills that would shield from civil liability those who actively discriminate against same-sex couples. The Governor’s full statement is below.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Independent Review of WMATA
This morning on WTOP, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced an independent review of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) to identify potential changes to governance and funding, and help position WMATA to support growth in the
Governor McAuliffe Announces 50 New Jobs in the City of Chesapeake
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Atlantic Core Building Products, a manufacturer of steel commercial construction materials, will invest $3 million to establish a manufacturing operation in the City of Chesapeake. Virginia successfully
Governor McAuliffe Statement on His Proposed Amendments to Coal Ash Bill
Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement today regarding his proposed amendments to Senate Bill 1398, which place a temporary pause on the state permitting process for coal ash impoundment projects to allow for additional assessment

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