Archives: ‘From Richmond’

Governor McAuliffe Announces USDA Funding For Two Programs Connecting Virginia Schools And Farmers

December 22nd, 2014 | [From: From Richmond, Top Stories]

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Virginia was selected for two U.S. Department of Agriculture awards that will help connect Virginia agricultural producers with school systems statewide.

Virginia Receives Federal Health Innovation Grant

December 17th, 2014 | [From: From Richmond, Top Stories]

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Tuesday that Virginia has been awarded a $2.6 million federal grant to develop new statewide health care models.

Governor Terry McAuliffe’s Remarks To The Joint Money Committees

December 17th, 2014 | [From: From Richmond, Other News]

Today, Virginia’s Governor Terry McAuliffe addressed the Joint Money Committees.

Governor McAuliffe Announces VEDP Is No. 2 In Top 10 State Economic Development Organization Ranking For 2014

December 16th, 2014 | [From: From Richmond, Top Stories]

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced yesterday the Virginia Economic Development Partnership received the No. 2 spot in The American Economic Development Institute and Pollina Corporate Real Estate’s Top 10 State Economic Development Organizations ranking for 2014.

Governor McAuliffe Announces Legislation To Prevent Gun Violence In The Commonwealth

December 16th, 2014 | [From: From Richmond]

Governor McAuliffe yesterday announced a series of legislative proposals aimed at protecting Virginia residents and families through common-sense gun violence prevention efforts.

House Democratic Caucus Calls For Delegate Morrissey’s Resignation

December 15th, 2014 | [From: From Richmond, Top Stories]

The Virginia House Democratic Caucus voted Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, to call for Delegate Joseph Morrissey's (D – Henrico) immediate resignation, stating that they are actively exploring all available options to take action if he does not resign.

Governor McAuliffe Selected To Head Chesapeake Bay Program Executive Council

December 12th, 2014 | [From: From Richmond]

Governor Terry McAuliffe will assume the chairmanship of the Chesapeake Executive Council beginning Jan. 1, 2015.

Governor McAuliffe Signs Executive Order 36, Creating Virginia’s First Green Community Program

December 10th, 2014 | [From: EcoNews, From Richmond]

Governor McAuliffe today signed Executive Order 36, authorizing the creation of Virginia’s first Green Community Program to provide localities and the private sector with a low-cost financing tool to implement energy conservation projects in their communities and businesses. Using the Commonwealth’s allocation of federal Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds (QECBs), local governments and private businesses will be able to tap into low-interest rate bonds to finance conservation projects such as energy efficiency, energy performance contracting, alternative fuels measures, renewable generation, and environmental conservation measures. In addition, EO36 re-allocates a portion of the QECBs directly to qualifying localities for use on energy conservation projects.

Governor McAuliffe Announces 1,451 Veteran Hires Through Virginia Values Veterans

December 10th, 2014 | [From: From Richmond]

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced yesrerday that companies participating in the Commonwealth's Virginia Values Veterans Program have hired 1,451 Veterans between July 1, 2014 and Sept. 30, 2014

Governor McAuliffe Recognizes Enrollment Assisters

December 9th, 2014 | [From: From Richmond, Health & Fitness]

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Monday that more than 4,000 Virginians received help with Federal Market applications during the first two weeks of the open enrollment period, and thousands more have visited the state’s Cover Virginia website to get information about health coverage.