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Governor McAuliffe Announces 2nd Year of VEDP Going Global Defense Initiative
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) has received grant funding for a second year of its Going Global Defense Initiative (GGDI). The purpose of this international program is to mitigate...More
Governor McAuliffe Unveils Major Workforce Development Initiative
Today, Governor Terry McAuliffe signed executive order 23 establishing “The New Virginia Economy” Workforce Initiative, which will be led by Secretary of Commerce and Trade Maurice Jones. This initiative seeks to overhaul our economy in four...More
Virginia Leaders Applaud Executive Order on Workforce Development
Governor McAuliffe today signed executive order 23: The New Virginia Economy Workforce Initiative, which establishes an ambitious new plan to help better prepare Virginian’s for a new and diversifying economy. This executive order will help...More
Virginia Agencies to Coordinate Review of Potential Permits for Oil and Gas Drilling
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that two Virginia agencies have signed an agreement on coordinating environmental reviews of potential permits for oil and gas drilling in the Coastal Plain that includes Tidewater.
Governor McAuliffe and Virginia Legislators Celebrate Today’s First Flight at the Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership
Governor Terry McAuliffe and Virginia legislators from across the Commonwealth released the following statements today following the Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership’s First Flight ceremony at Virginia Tech. Governor McAuliffe attended...More
Virginia Leaders Applaud Creation of Children’s Cabinet
Governor McAuliffe signed an Executive Order yesterday creating a cabinet solely dedicated to the education, health, safety, and welfare of Virginia’s children and youth.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Creation of Children’s Cabinet and the Commonwealth Council on Childhood Success
Governor McAuliffe today signed an Executive Order creating a cabinet solely dedicated to the education, health, safety, and welfare of Virginia’s children and youth. The newly launched Children’s Cabinet will develop and implement a policy...More
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 grow Virginia’s economy...More
Governor McAuliffe Announces VAWorks Job Search Mobile App
Governor McAuliffe announced today the launch of Virginia’s new employment app, VAWorks. Now, wherever Virginians may be in the Commonwealth, they can have thousands of jobs at their fingertips.
Virginia Reaches Temporary Agreement to Allow Safe, Regulated Operation of Uber and Lyft
Governor Terry McAuliffe and Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced today that the Commonwealth of Virginia has reached an agreement with transportation network companies Uber and Lyft that will help ensure the safety of passengers, bring the...More

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