Archives: ‘From Richmond’

Governor McAuliffe Announces Administration Appointments

December 21st, 2016 | [From: From Richmond, Other News]

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced additional appointments to his Administration. 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 economy and create more jobs across the Commonwealth.

Governor McAuliffe Announces Fourth Consecutive Month Of Virginia Labor Force Increase

December 19th, 2016 | [From: From Richmond]

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced on Dec. 16 that Virginia’s labor force expanded for the fourth consecutive month to 4,261,091, up nearly 13,800 in November, setting a new record high for the Commonwealth.

Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia Reaches Goal To Protect 1,000 Natural And Historic Treasures

December 15th, 2016 | [From: EcoNews, From Richmond]

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that the Commonwealth has reached its goal protecting 1,000 Virginia Treasures for the enjoyment of generations of Virginians and visitors to come.

Governor Announces Agenda To Strengthen Virginia’s Mental Health System And Combat Opioid Epidemic

December 14th, 2016 | [From: From Richmond]

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that his amendments to the Fiscal Year 2016-2018 budget will include significant investment in mental health and substance abuse treatment.

Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia Has The Lowest Recidivism Rate In The Country

December 14th, 2016 | [From: From Richmond, Public Safety]

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Virginia’s re-incarceration rate is the lowest in the country, at 23.4%. The official recidivism rate is calculated by the percentage of offenders who return to state responsible incarceration within three years of being released.

Governor McAuliffe Announces His Upcoming Budget Will Include 1.5% Bonus For State Employees in 2017

December 13th, 2016 | [From: From Richmond]

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that his amendments to the FY 2017-18 budget will include a 1.5% bonus for Virginia state employees and the state’s share of a 1.5% bonus for teachers and state-supported local employees effective Dec. 1, 2017.

Governor Signs Executive Directive Creating Opioid Executive Leadership Team

December 13th, 2016 | [From: From Richmond]

Governor Terry McAuliffe today signed Executive Directive 9, which creates an Executive Leadership Team to oversee Virginia’s continuing work to combat the opioid epidemic.

Governor McAuliffe Announces Legislation To Strengthen Virginia’s Economic Development Partnership

December 12th, 2016 | [From: From Richmond]

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that he will introduce legislation in the upcoming 2017 General Assembly session to strengthen oversight, accountability and management at the Virginia Economic Development Partnership.

How the Old Dominion Spurs New Technology

November 22nd, 2016 | [From: From Richmond]

For a state so steeped in American history, Virginia has a remarkable ability to embrace the future.

Bacon’s Rebellion: How The McAuliffe Team Saved $2.5 Billion

November 21st, 2016 | [From: From Richmond, Traffic & Transportation]

On Nov. 3, Governor Terry McAuliffe made the audacious claim that his administration had saved taxpayers $2.5 billion on the Interstate 66-outside-the-Beltway project thanks to 2015 reforms to the Public-Private Partnership law