March 23, 2017
Governor McAuliffe Vetoes Legislation Undermining Virginia Public Schools
Governor Terry McAuliffe today vetoed six pieces of legislation that would undermine support for Virginia’s public education system. The Governor’s full veto statements are below:.
PORTSMOUTH March 23, 2017
Governor McAuliffe Proposes Budget Amendment to Alleviate Financial Burden of Hampton Roads Toll Violation Collections Process
Today at Portsmouth City Hall, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced a proposed budget amendment in response to the Macquarie-Skanska partnership’s handling of toll violation collections on the Elizabeth River Tunnels, another step to help alleviate
March 23, 2017
Governor McAuliffe Vetoes Legislation Legalizing Discrimination
Governor Terry McAuliffe today vetoed Senate Bill 1324 and House Bill 2025, identical bills that would shield from civil liability those who actively discriminate against same-sex couples. The Governor’s full statement is below.
Richmond March 23, 2017
Governor McAuliffe Announces Independent Review of WMATA
This morning on WTOP, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced an independent review of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) to identify potential changes to governance and funding, and help position WMATA to support growth in the
Richmond March 22, 2017
Governor McAuliffe Announces 50 New Jobs in the City of Chesapeake
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Atlantic Core Building Products, a manufacturer of steel commercial construction materials, will invest $3 million to establish a manufacturing operation in the City of Chesapeake. Virginia successfully
March 22, 2017
Governor McAuliffe Statement on His Proposed Amendments to Coal Ash Bill
Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement today regarding his proposed amendments to Senate Bill 1398, which place a temporary pause on the state permitting process for coal ash impoundment projects to allow for additional assessment
Richmond March 21, 2017
Governor McAuliffe Announces Nearly 30 New Jobs in the City of Suffolk
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Allfirst, L.L.C., an industrial general contractor and metal fabricator, will invest $130,000 to expand its headquarters in the City of Suffolk. The company will purchase new machinery and tools, and
March 20, 2017
Governor McAuliffe Vetoes Bill Legalizing the Carrying of Concealed Switchblade Knives
Governor Terry McAuliffe today vetoed Senate Bill 1347, which would legalize the carrying of concealed switchblade knives and legalize switchblade-related transactions. The Governor’s full statement is below.
March 20, 2017
Governor McAuliffe Vetoes Bill Allowing Unrestricted Furnishing of Lethal Weapons to Minors
Governor Terry McAuliffe today vetoed Senate Bill 865, which would provide minors with easy and unrestricted access to lethal weapons. The Governor’s full statement is below.
March 17, 2017
Governor McAuliffe Vetoes Legislation that would Undermine Healthy Franchisee-Franchisor Relationships
Governor Terry McAuliffe today vetoed House Bill 1394, which would categorically prohibit franchisees and their employees from being considered the employees of a franchisor. The Governor’s full veto statement is below.