June 23rd, 2017

Since the beginning of the McAuliffe administration, 971 economic development deals have been closed in Virginia worth $16.15 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 Departs for his 28th Trade Mission to bring International Investment and Businesses to Virginia

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      • “Missions like these are a critical component of our efforts to bring new jobs and investment to the Commonwealth and to market Virginia’s world-class products, services and tourist attractions to a global audience,” said Governor McAuliffe. “With more than 550 international companies from over 55 countries calling Virginia home, I look forward to closing more deals during this mission which will create more jobs and economic opportunities for the citizens of the Commonwealth.”

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    2. Governor McAuliffe Calls Proposed U.S. Senate Health Care Legislation a Disaster for Virginia Families

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    3. First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe and Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney Kick Off the Summer Meals Program

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    4. Governor McAuliffe Announces Aeroprobe Corporation to Expand Operation in Montgomery County

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      • What are the details of this announcement?
      • “I am thrilled that Aeroprobe Corporation continues to benefit from the world-class workforce, outstanding institutions of higher education and terrific business climate that Montgomery County offers,” said Governor McAuliffe. “The aerospace industry has played a key role in our ongoing efforts to build a stronger and more diversified Virginia economy. It is exciting to see Aeroprobe grow and enhance its capabilities, and we thank the company for its continued partnership with the Commonwealth.” 

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    5. Governor McAuliffe Announces VDOE Secures $99,825 USDA Grant to Support Virginia Farmers and School Nutrition

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      • What are the details of this announcement?
      • “Proper nutrition is an essential ingredient for educational and economic success. We also know that students won’t be hungry to learn if they are just plain hungry. Our children must have access to good nutrition if they are going to be healthy and strong and build the thriving workforce we need for a new Virginia economy,” said Governor Terry McAuliffe. “These USDA grants create a foundation to support both our Virginia farmers and provide our students with healthy school food options.” 
      • “Virginia’s farm-to-school programs connect the Commonwealth’s rich agricultural resources with the next generation,” said First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe. “This grant will not only help continue the essential work of nourishing our children with healthful meals and expanding economic opportunities for local growers, but will also provide meaningful lessons for students around their food and its impact on their communities.”

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