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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 Statement on the Passing of Norfolk Civic Leader Joshua P. Darden Jr.
Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement today in response to the news that Norfolk philanthropist and civic leader Joshua P. Darden Jr. has passed away: “Joshua Darden was the very embodiment of a Virginia gentleman. As a businessman, a philanthropist and a leader in higher education, he devoted his life to making his city and his Commonwealth a better place to live, all while eschewing the publicity and credit that his efforts rightly deserved.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Emergency and Other Official Vehicles Will Not Have to Pay Tolls on the Downtown/Midtown Tunnels In Hampton Road Region
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that tolls on the Downtown and Midtown tunnels, scheduled to begin Feb. 1, will not be charged for fire trucks, ambulances, local police, school buses and employees of the transportation facility when conducting official business. The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and Elizabeth River Crossings (ERC) are working to amend their comprehensive agreement, allowing free passage for such vehicles. ...
Governor McAuliffe Statement on 33rd Senate District Election Results
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement on the results of the 33rd Senate District election: "I'd like to congratulate Jennifer Wexton on her victory in the 33rd Senate District election, and I look forward to working with her and the entire General Assembly to find common ground on issues that will grow Virginia's economy and create more opportunities for all Virginians. ...
Governor McAuliffe Statement on McDonnell Indictment
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement today in response to the news that Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen are in receipt of federal indictments: “I am obviously troubled by the charges that federal prosecutors have made against Governor McDonnell and his wife Maureen and the message that this period in our history sends about how government in this Commonwealth is run. ...
Virginia Residents Should Be Ready for Winter Storm
With the first major snow storm of the winter season affecting most of Virginia today, residents are reminded to take safety precautions and to avoid unnecessary travel.
Governor McAuliffe Announces More Than $1 Million in Farmland Preservation Grants
RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the recipients of fiscal year 2014 farmland preservation grants. Eight localities have been awarded just over $1,058,000 from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS)....More
Governor McAuliffe Announces Proposed Budget Amendments
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced his proposed amendments to the current budget and the upcoming biennial budget today at a press conference in Richmond. Those amendments include increased funding for Virginia schools, public safety and...More
Governor McAuliffe Announces $21.3 Million Investment in City of Lynchburg
RICHMOND - Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Hanwha Azdel, Inc., a manufacturer of high-performance thermoplastic composites designed for both interior and exterior applications, will invest $21.3 million in its operation in the
Governor McAuliffe Announces Two Appointments to ABC Board and Reappointment of 17 Agency Heads
Today Governor Terry McAuliffe announced the appointments of Boyd Marcus and Jeffrey Painter to the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board and the reappointment of 17 agency heads across his administration.

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