August 12th, 2016

This week we are proud to announce that the McAuliffe Administration has reached $13 billion in new capital investment for the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Since the beginning of the McAuliffe administration, 766 economic development deals have been closed in Virginia with $13 billion in capital investment, which is more than any previous governor in the first 30 months in office.Governor McAuliffe is focused on growing the #NewVAEconomy and continuing our historic economic success.

The Governor’s Top 5

  1. Governor McAuliffe Announces $1 Million in Cybersecurity Scholarships

    Take aways:

    • What are the details of this announcement?
    • “As we work to build a new Virginia economy, we must ensure that our electronic infrastructure is secured against cyberattacks,” Governor Terry McAuliffe said. “That is why I launched ‘Meet the Threat: States Confront the Cyber Challenge’ at the National Governors Association in July. It is imperative that states promote programs to help students tackle the cybersecurity challenges of the 21st century. The Cybersecurity Public Service Scholarship Program is an excellent approach to building our cyber workforce as we continue to enhance the Commonwealth’s reputation as an international leader in cyber innovation and security.”

    Press:

  2. Governor McAuliffe will Host his First African American Business Summit

    Take aways:

    • What are the details of this announcement?
    • “Since the beginning of my administration, I’ve remained committed to increasing opportunities for Virginia’s minority business community. I understand that in order to create the new Virginia economy, we have to ensure that everyone has access to opportunities to do business with or work with the Commonwealth,”– Governor Terry McAuliffe.

    Press:

  3. Governor announces 368 New Jobs in Arlington County

    Take aways:

    • What are the details of this announcement?
    • “Applied Predictive Technologies, headquartered in Virginia, is a world-class company and it was a high priority of our administration to ensure that APT continued to grow in the Commonwealth,” Governor McAuliffe said. “APT is a strong corporate citizen that boosts Virginia’s position as a technology industry leader, and its decision to expand in Arlington County is a testament to the region’s high-tech workforce and IT infrastructure. We want to ensure our existing businesses continue to choose the Commonwealth, and this significant project is evidence of our ongoing success in diversifying and building a new Virginia economy.” 

    Press:

  4. Governor McAuliffe Announces Utility-Scale Solar Project in Buckingham County

    Take aways:

    • What are the details of this announcement?
    • “This project is a significant step towards meeting Virginia’s renewable energy goals and is a harbinger of good things to come,” said Governor Terry McAuliffe. “Solar energy is an essential part of our efforts to diversify our energy mix and build a new Virginia economy. Virginia has a host of other commercial-size solar projects in the pipeline, and I look forward to continuing our work to make our Commonwealth a global leader in the renewable energy sector.”

    Press:

  5. Governor McAuliffe Launches his Snapchat Account GovernorVA

    Take aways:

    • Add Governor McAuliffe on Snapchat to get a look at a day in the McAuliffe Administration. 

Photo of the Week

I had the honor of meeting Captain Humayun Khan's parents Khizr and Ghazala. Captain Khan made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our nation. He and his family represent the best of what it means to be a Virginian and an American.

In Case You Missed It

Events

Calendar

The Governor has no public events scheduled for today.

Connect

Subscribe for News updates via email:
Subscribe for Flag Status updates via email: