November 10th, 2017

Since the beginning of the McAuliffe administration, 1,047 economic development deals have been closed in Virginia worth $18.76 billion in capital investment, which is more than any previous governor in the first 45 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 and First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe Welcome Governor-Elect Ralph Northam and Pam Northam to the Executive Mansion

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    2. Governor McAuliffe Leads Trade and Marketing Mission to Europe, his 35th as Governor

      Take aways:

      • What are the details of this announcement?
      • “Promoting Virginia in the global marketplace allows us to recruit more foreign direct investment and expand trade routes for Virginia good and services, which are key to our efforts to build a new Virginia economy,” said Governor McAuliffe. “More than 550 international companies from more than 55 countries have operations in Virginia and these trade and marketing missions are vital to growing international business investment in the commonwealth.  During this mission, I look forward to closing more deals and bringing more international companies home to Virginia.”

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    3. Governor McAuliffe Votes in 2017 Statewide Election

    4. Governor McAuliffe Announces Chemres Will Expand their Resin Production Operation in Chesapeake Investing $3 Million and Creating 16 New Jobs

      Take aways:

      • What are the details of this announcement?
      • “Virginia’s world-class business environment and high-quality workforce continue to help innovative companies like Chemres thrive,” said Governor McAuliffe. “Supporting existing businesses of all sizes is critical to our mission to diversify and build the new Virginia economy, and we thank Chemres for reinvesting in the Commonwealth.”

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    5. Governor McAuliffe Announces November as Virginia Oyster Month

      Take aways:

      • What are the details of this announcement?
      • “Virginia is a premier destination for oyster lovers to experience unique flavors, beautiful scenery, and wonderful pairings with our Virginia wine, craft beer, and cider,” said Governor McAuliffe. “The Commonwealth boasts eight oyster regions, each producing oysters with unique flavors that are as distinct as the water in which they grow. This November, travelers can enjoy visiting the Virginia Oyster Trail, attend special events and festivals, or simply get a taste of our oyster delicacies at one of the many restaurants across the Commonwealth. Virginia is the Oyster Capital of the East Coast, so it’s easy to see why Virginia is for Oyster Lovers.”

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Events

Calendar

10:30 AM Governor McAuliffe to make education budget announcement and to address Virginia’s teacher shortage
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12:00 PM Governor McAuliffe to participate in the National Governors Association cyber crime roundtable
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01:30 PM Governor McAuliffe to provide remarks at launch of Virginia is for Entrepreneurs
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03:30 PM Governor McAuliffe to provide remarks at heroin and opioid stakeholders’ meeting and make a budget announcement
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