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Governor McAuliffe Vetoes Legislation Defunding Women’s Health Provider Planned Parenthood
Today Governor Terry McAuliffe vetoed House Bill 2264, which would restrict state and federal funding for women’s health providers like Planned Parenthood. The Governor’s full veto statement is below.
Governor McAuliffe Announces 62 Local Tourism Programs to Receive Public-Private Marketing Funds to Bolster Growth
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced more than $772,000 in matching grant funds to be awarded to 62 local tourism initiatives as part of the Virginia Tourism Corporation’s (VTC) Marketing Leverage Program (MLP).
Governor McAuliffe Announces New Program to Create More Clean Energy Jobs in the Commonwealth
Governor McAuliffe today announced that the U.S. Department of Energy selected Virginia as the recipient of a $500,000 grant to support commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) programs in communities across the state.
Governor McAuliffe Vetoes Legislation on School Sports Eligibility
Today Governor Terry McAuliffe vetoed House Bill 1578, which would open interscholastic programs in public schools to home-schooled students, without subjecting those students to the same academic or attendance standards as public school students.
Governor McAuliffe Vetoes Bill Legalizing the Carrying of a Concealed Switchblade Knife
Governor Terry McAuliffe today vetoed legislation legalizing the carrying of a concealed switchblade knife. The bill also sought to legalize the sale of such knives.
Governor McAuliffe Vetoes Legislation Expanding Eligibility for Concealed Handgun Permits
Governor Terry McAuliffe today vetoed House Bill 1582, which would expand eligibility for concealed handgun permits for individuals who are 18 or older and on active military duty or have been honorably discharged from the service.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia Rankings as a Top State for Corporate Clean Energy Procurement
Governor McAuliffe today announced that Virginia has been ranked as one of the top states in the nation for corporate access to clean energy, according to the 2017 “Corporate Clean Energy Procurement Index: State Leadership & Rankings” (The Index).
Governor McAuliffe’s Letter to General Assembly Budget Conferees
Today Governor Terry McAuliffe sent the following letter to the General Assembly Budget conferees outlining his position with respect to ongoing negotiations on the state budget:
Governor McAuliffe Announces Administration Appointments
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced additional appointments to his Administration today. The appointees will join McAuliffe’s Administration focused on finding common ground with members of both parties on issues that will build a new Virginia
Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia Workforce Connection Offers New, Enhanced Features for Job Seekers, Virginia Businesses
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that new, enhanced features are now available through the Commonwealth’s web-based service for job seekers and Virginia businesses, the Virginia Workforce Connection. The Virginia Workforce Connection,

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09:00 AM Governor McAuliffe to participate in the Annual CCIA Free File Briefing and Demo
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09:45 AM Governor McAuliffe to act on legislation impacting womens health
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10:30 AM Governor McAuliffe to make Virginia Tourism Marketing Leverage Program grant announcement
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