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Governor McAuliffe Announces Second Annual Virginia High School Student Voter Registration Week
Governor McAuliffe today issued a proclamation to officially recognize April 23-29, 2017 as Virginia High School Student Voter Registration Week. During this week, high school students, teachers and administrators across the Commonwealth will be
Governor McAuliffe Releases Amendments to the Commonwealth’s Biennial Budget
Governor Terry McAuliffe today released details of the 27 amendments he has made to the Commonwealth’s biennial 2016-2018 budget. Below is a copy of the full letter the Governor transmitted to the House Clerk on Monday evening.
Governor McAuliffe Announces 65% Growth in Solar Industry-related Jobs in Virginia in 2016
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Virginia is one of the fastest growing solar job markets in the country. In The Solar Foundation’s National Solar Jobs Census 2016, Virginia is 2nd in the Southeast and tied with Utah for 9th in the U.S.
Governor McAuliffe Vetoes Bill That Would Impose Needless Requirements for Virginia Families to Receive Nutrition Assistance
Governor Terry McAuliffe today has vetoed House Bill 2207 which would impose needless additional bureaucratic requirements on the administration of nutrition assistance by the Department of Social Services.
Governor McAuliffe Vetoes Bill That Would Impose Divisive and Unnecessary Immigration Requirements on Localities
Governor Terry McAuliffe today has vetoed House Bill 2000 which would impose an unnecessary and divisive requirement upon localities regarding the enforcement of federal immigration laws.
Governor McAuliffe Vetoes Bill That Would Create Obstacles to Public Assistance
Governor Terry McAuliffe today has vetoed House Bill 2092 which would add costly, time-consuming, and unnecessary steps when the Department of Social Services evaluates an applicant’s eligibility for public assistance.
Governor McAuliffe Proposes Amendment to Restore Virginia’s One-Handgun-a-Month Law
Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement today regarding his proposed amendments to Senate Bill 1023, which would restore Virginia’s One-Handgun-a-Month law that was repealed by Governor McDonnell in 2012.
Governor McAuliffe Introduces Budget Amendment to Pursue Planning for Medicaid Expansion
Governor Terry McAuliffe proposed a budget amendment restoring his authority to pursue planning for Medicaid expansion. The Governor made the decision to include the amendment following last week’s news that the AHCA, President Trump’s replacement
Governor McAuliffe Vetoes Bills That Would Create Barriers to Voting
Governor Terry McAuliffe today vetoed three pieces of legislation that, rather than improving election integrity, could impede eligible Virginians from voting. The Governor’s full veto statements are below.
Governor McAuliffe Vetoes Bill Requiring Unnecessary and Burdensome Agency Review
Governor Terry McAuliffe today has vetoed House Bill 1790 which would repeal Virginia’s current requirement that agencies review all existing regulations to determine whether they continue to be effective and necessary.

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