October 14th, 2016
Since the beginning of the McAuliffe administration, 808 economic development deals have been closed in Virginia with more than $13.99 billion in capital investment, which is more than any previous governor in the first 32 months in office.Governor McAuliffe is focused on growing the #NewVAEconomy and continuing our historic economic success.
The Governor’s Top 5
Governor McAuliffe and Virginia public safety officials respond to Virginians and fellow states impacted by Hurricane Matthew
- What are the details of the response and impact in Virginia?
- What are the details of the assistance provided to other states?
- “I want to thank the men and women who continue to work tirelessly to keep Virginians safe and help communities recover from the significant damage that Hurricane Matthew brought to our Commonwealth, particularly in the Hampton Roads region. I have directed my public safety team to stay in constant contact with officials in this region and to make every resource available to assist with recovery efforts.”–Governor Terry McAuliffe
- Gov. McAuliffe tours Virginia Beach neighborhoods hit by floods, promises funding to help – The Virginian-Pilot
- McAuliffe to request FEMA aid for Hurricane Matthew damage next week – The Southside Daily
- After Matthew – Richmond Magazine
- ‘We’re on top of this storm’: McAuliffe addresses Hurricane Matthew damage – WAVY News
- Governor McAuliffe tours Hampton Roads as Matthew recovery continues – WWBT News
Governor McAuliffe announces plans to balance Virginia budget
- What are the details of this announcement?
- What are the details of the Savings Plan?
- “The budget actions we are taking today respond to the Commonwealth’s revenue shortfall without making program cuts to core priorities that are essential to our efforts to build a new Virginia economy. There will be no program cuts to public education, Medicaid for our families most in need, nor our core public safety services. We did not kick our budget problems to local governments by reducing payments to cities, counties or towns. These are obviously difficult decisions to make and there may be more to come, but I am confident that the progress and investments we are making today will put Virginia on course for strong growth well into the future.”– Governor Terry McAuliffe
- Governor McAuliffe announces actions on budget shortfall – WTKR News
- McAuliffe says state will lay off over 2 dozen people to help close $861M shortfall – The Virginian-Pilot
- McAuliffe budget cuts include 26 layoffs, set stage for new bid to expand Medicaid – The Richmond Times-Dispatch
- McAuliffe lays out plan to combat budget shortfall in Virginia – WVIR News
First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe visits Averett to lead the third annual Governor’s Summit on Enhancing Engagement in the Commonwealth
- “This is our third statewide summit, our higher ed administrators, who are committed to the idea that We want to do more to promote national years of service for our young people and finding more opportunities for them to serve. We know this generation of young people is committed to community service” –First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe
- Virginia’s First Lady visits Averett to discuss importance of service learning – WSLS 10
- Virginia's First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe makes visit to Averett University – WDBJ 7
- Getting students involved in community service ‘woven into the DNA of Averett’ – The Danville Register & Bee
- Averett University Hosts “Governor’s Summit on Enhancing Engagement in the Commonwealth” – Averett University
Governor McAuliffe attends the Capitol Region Business Forum with Governor Hogan and Mayor Bowser to discuss their cooperative efforts to bolster the regional economy
- “There’s no more transportation projects to do. We have done everything I promised when I ran for governor” – Governor Terry McAuliffe
- Little consensus on Metro funding from regional leaders – The Washington Post
- Regional chiefs call for trade, transportation, technical training – InsideNOVA
- Things turn feisty as Bowser, Hogan and McAuliffe share a stage – The Washington Business Journal
- DC mayor, Va. and Md. governors find little consensus on Metro funding – WJLA Washington (ABC)
Governor McAuliffe kicks off annual Commonwealth of Virginia giving campaign; challenges state employees to increase giving by 5 percent
- What are the details of this announcement?
- “State employees have always come through to meet the needs of their communities. The annual Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign is an excellent program that provides directly to hundreds of charities in Virginia and across the country. Virginia is fortunate to have employees who respond so generously to the CVC campaign and are willing to support charitable organizations.”– Governor Terry McAuliffe
- McAuliffe kicks off Commonwealth of Virginia Workplace Giving Campaign – The Augusta Free Press
- McAuliffe challenges state employees to give more – CBS Newsplex
In Case You Missed It
- Virginia makes progress in push to restore voting rights for ex-convicts – The Guardian
- New Virginia panel vows ‘laser focus’ on creating higher-paying jobs – The Richmond Times-Dispatch
- Virginia’s first lady promotes statewide breakfast initiative at Woodbridge school – The Washington Post
- Virginia oyster trail promotes bivalve-lovers paradise – The Bay Journal
- Delegate Ken Plum: Cybersecurity in Virginia – Reston Now