July 21st, 2017

Since the beginning of the McAuliffe administration, 984 economic development deals have been closed in Virginia worth $16.31 billion in capital investment, which is more than any previous governor in the first 41 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 Unemployment has Dropped to 3.7%, the State’s Lowest since April 2008

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    • What are the details of this announcement?
    • “I’m pleased to see the Commonwealth’s unemployment rate take another drop, a clear signal that our economy continues to strengthen,” said Governor McAuliffe. “Today’s announcement is the result of our success creating new economic opportunity across the Commonwealth and building the education system and infrastructure we need to drive growth for generations to come. Building a new Virginia economy with more in-demand and good paying jobs has been my top priority as Governor. I intend to do everything I can, during the remaining six months of my administration, to overcome the headwinds coming from Washington and continue the momentum we have built.”

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  2. Governor McAuliffe Invites Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to Attend the Remote Area Medical Clinic in Wise, VA

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  3. Governor McAuliffe and First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe Present their Food for Thought Awards at the VSBA Conference

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  4. Governor McAuliffe and First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe Cut the Ribbon at Manassas State Veterans Office Grand Opening

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    • What are the details of this announcement?
    • “I am proud to be a part of the official grand opening of the Manassas VDVS office today,” said Governor McAuliffe. “This region, home to more than 50,000 military veterans and their families, now has a local office providing essential access to the federal and state benefits these men and women have earned by serving our nation. From benefit and transitional assistance to behavioral health care coordination services, all VDVS offices aim to provide every Virginia veteran the tools and resources they need to lead productive lives in the civilian sector. Virginia is truly committed to making sure we are the most veteran-friendly state in America and VDVS offices like this one in Manassas help us do that.”

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  5. Governor McAuliffe Receives National Forum for Black Public Administrators 2017 Leadership Award

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    • What are the details of this announcement?
    • “I am honored to receive this generous award from the National Forum for Black Public Administrators,” said Governor McAuliffe. “This leadership and public service award is particularly meaningful coming from such a highly respected organization of fellow public servants. It is a privilege to serve as Virginia’s governor and to have the unique opportunity to make meaningful change in our communities. I want to thank the NFBPA for recognizing the progress my administration has achieved to make Virginia the best state to live, work, and do business in.”

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09:30 AM Governor McAuliffe to unveil biennial budget to joint money committees
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02:45 PM Governor McAuliffe to visit Highland County Veterans Memorial
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03:15 PM Governor McAuliffe to visit Highland Center
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03:40 PM Governor McAuliffe to visit Big Fish Cider Company
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