February 10th, 2017

Since the beginning of the McAuliffe administration, 880 economic development deals have been closed in Virginia with $14.45 billion in capital investment, which is more than any previous governor in the first 37 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 announces 555 new jobs in Fairfax County

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      • What are the details of this announcement?
      • “Virginia is at the center of cutting-edge intelligence technology, and IOMAXIS’ tremendous growth is a prime example of the Commonwealth leading the way in the ever-growing cybersecurity sector,” said Governor Terry McAuliffe. “IOMAXIS’ expanding footprint in Fairfax County and Virginia can be attributed to our unparalleled business climate, skilled workforce pipeline, and strategic access to the nation’s capital and the company’s largest market segment. We are proud to offer the jobs training programs that keep our corporate partners expanding here as we continue to diversify and build the new Virginia economy.” 

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    2. Governor McAuliffe Announces 150 New Jobs in Spotsylvania County

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      • What are the details of this announcement?
      • “As idX Corporation expands its presence in the United States and globally, we are proud that the company chose Virginia for its state-of-the-art manufacturing operation to serve the growing Southeast market,” said Governor McAuliffe. “Winning this project is a testament to both Spotsylvania County and the Commonwealth’s open and competitive business climate, strategic location and top-notch workforce. Creating quality jobs in the advanced manufacturing sector is critical to our efforts to diversify and build a new Virginia economy, and we welcome another impressive international manufacturing company to our corporate roster.”

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    3. First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe addresses the Virginia Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics during their legislative day lunch

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      • “Here in Virginia we have helped provide 5 million more meals to students by increasing access to the school breakfast program,” said First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe. “Over the course of 2015 to 2016, 20,000 free and reduced-price eligible kids were added to the program.”
    4. Governor McAuliffe Announces 2017 Outstanding STEM Award Recipients

      Take aways:

      • What are the details of this announcement?
      • “It is an honor to continue the tradition of celebrating professionals, businesses and citizens who have made significant contributions to cutting-edge STEM disciplines,” said Governor McAuliffe. “These winners represent Virginia’s dedication to the academic excellence and entrepreneurial spirit we need to remain competitive nationally globally and build the new Virginia economy.”

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    5. Governor McAuliffe celebrates his 60th birthday

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10:00 AM Governor McAuliffe to provide remarks at SmartFarm Summit
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01:00 PM Governor McAuliffe to make economic development announcement
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