September 9th, 2016

Since the beginning of the McAuliffe administration, 790 economic development deals have been closed in Virginia with more than $13.80 billion in capital investment, which is more than any previous governor in the first 31 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 welcomes students back to school and awards more than $7.7 million in grants for extended year instructional programs across Virginia

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      • What are the details of this announcement?
      • “Since the Extended School Year Grant Program began, the evidence has demonstrated that that year-round and other extended learning programs can make a real difference in our effort to narrow achievement gaps and ensure that all children in the commonwealth possess the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in the 21st-century global economy. These grants will assist school divisions as they further implement these programs and ensure that every Virginia student can get a world class education in a public school.” –Governor Terry McAuliffe

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    2. Governor McAuliffe presides over emergency operations as remnants of Hurricane Hermine impact Virginia

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    3. First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe, with Governor McAuliffe and NBA All-Star Charles Oakley, promote Virginia School Breakfast program; announce 5 million breakfast increase last year

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      • What are the details of this announcement?
      • “School breakfast is as key to student success as books and computers. With a nutritious breakfast, students can focus on their lessons, not on their stomachs. The Governor and I are encouraged with all the great progress that has been made towards a hunger-free Virginia, and we hope that all Virginia public schools will join the Virginia Breakfast Challenge to keep up the momentum and expand access for the thousands of Virginia students who go without breakfast each day.”  – First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe

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    4. Governor McAuliffe celebrates 15th anniversary of FAMIS, Virginia’s Children’s Health Insurance Program

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      • What are the details of this announcement?
      • “We are celebrating an important milestone in the Commonwealth’s history, as FAMIS has provided more than 630,000 children in Virginia with health insurance over the past fifteen years. Since 2001, the Virginia Department of Education and local schools across Virginia have been the cornerstones for our FAMIS outreach efforts, ensuring parents know about the program and helping families enroll their children. The program’s success is attributed to the hard work of all the state and local agencies, as well as the medical community in Virginia. We will continue to make sure our children across the Commonwealth have access to quality, affordable health care options so that they can reach their full potential in the new Virginia economy.”– Governor Terry McAuliffe

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    5. Governor McAuliffe announces Kyocera SGS Precision Tools Inc., will invest $9.5 million to build tech hub in the City of Danviller

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      • What are the details of this announcement?
      • “KYOCERA SGS Precision Tool’s decision to establish a North American technology and strategic manufacturing division of the company in the Commonwealth is a huge win for the City of Danville and Pittsylvania County, and for Virginia’s booming advanced manufacturing industry. As a strategic supplier to Rolls-Royce and an Organizing Member of CCAM, we are confident that the company can serve as a hub to attract additional local machine tool operators and suppliers operations to the region. Recruiting global companies of this caliber is a key component of our marketing and trade mission, as well as our goal to diversify and build a new Virginia economy.”–Governor Terry McAuliffe

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08:30 AM First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe to visit Manassas City School to Celebrate Virginia Breakfast Challenge
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