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Governor McAuliffe Announces Renovated Office Building on Capitol Square to Be Named after Civil Rights Pioneer Barbara Johns
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that the newly renovated state building located at 202 N. 9th Street on Capitol Square in Richmond (currently known as the 9th Street Office Building) will bear the name of civil rights pioneer Barbara Johns.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Proposals to Strengthen Virginia Ethics Reforms and Expand Voter Access
Governor Terry McAuliffe today introduced a legislative package for the 2017 General Assembly session intended to build on the success his administration has achieved strengthening Virginia’s ethics reforms and expanding access at the polls. The
Governor McAuliffe Signs Executive Order to Combat Discrimination in Virginia
Governor McAuliffe today issued Executive Order 61, which will advance the cause of equality in Virginia by requiring all future state contractors with the Executive Branch to agree to a non-discrimination policy that includes discrimination based
Governor McAuliffe Statement on Ruling Extending Voter Registration
Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement today after a federal judge ordered that Virginia’s voter registration process be extended until 11:59 PM on Friday, October 21, 2016:
Governor McAuliffe Kicks off Commonwealth of Virginia Workplace Giving Campaign
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced a $4.3 million goal for the 2016 Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign (CVC) for state employee workplace giving during the annual kickoff. The 2016 goal is 5 percent higher than the $4.1 million donated by
Governor McAuliffe Announces Governor’s Challenge in High School Voter Registration
Governor McAuliffe today announced the 2016-2017 Governor’s Challenge in High School Voter Registration. High schools across the Commonwealth will have the opportunity to compete to register the highest percentage of their voting-age population.
Governor McAuliffe Announces 2nd Latino Summit
Governor McAuliffe announced today that he will host the 2nd Latino Summit on Thursday, October 6, 2016, at John Tyler Community College’s Chester Campus. The Summit will welcome more than 250 Latino community and business leaders from across the
Governor McAuliffe Announces Administration Appointments
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced additional appointments to his Administration today.
Governor McAuliffe Announces New Voter Registration Innovation
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Thursday an exciting new innovation from the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and the Department of Elections enabling customers to apply electronically to register to vote at DMV’s 74 customer service
Governor McAuliffe Announces Recipients of 2016 Governor's Awards for Public Service
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced the recipients of the Governor's Public Service Awards at a ceremony today at the Executive Mansion. The awards honor state employees in seven categories who have demonstrated exemplary service to the Commonwealth
Governor McAuliffe Sets Special Election in First Senate District for November 8, 2016
Governor Terry McAuliffe has declared that the special election to replace the late Virginia Senator John Miller in the First Senate District will occur on Tuesday, November 8th, 2016.
Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign Raises More Than $4 Million in 2015
Governor McAuliffe announced today that the Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign (CVC) for state employee workplace giving raised over $4 million dollars during its 2015 campaign. This is a 7 percent increase over last year’s drive. State employees
Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia High School Student Registration Week
Governor McAuliffe today issued a proclamation to officially recognize April 24-30, 2016 as Virginia High School Registration Week.
Governor McAuliffe, First Lady Hold Ribbon Cutting for Executive Mansion Accessibility Ramp
Governor Terry McAuliffe and First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe today were joined by veterans and Virginians with disabilities for a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of an accessibility ramp at the Executive Mansion that will enhance
Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia Ranked Second in Nation for Procurement Practices
– Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that the Commonwealth of Virginia ranked second in the nation in the Governing Institute’s inaugural Procurement Survey of the States. The rankings recognize states for technological innovation,
Governor McAuliffe Announces Administration Appointments
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced additional appointments to his Administration today.
Governor and First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe Announce Plan to Construct Accessibility Ramp at Executive Mansion
Governor Terry McAuliffe and First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe announced today a project to enhance accessibility to the historic Executive Mansion by installing a ramp for guests with physical disabilities.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Administration Appointments
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced additional appointments to his Administration today.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Recipients of the 2015 Governor’s Awards for Public Service
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced the recipients of the Governor's Public Service Awards at a ceremony today at the Executive Mansion recognizing state employees who have demonstrated exemplary service and dedication to the Commonwealth of
ADVISORY: Governor McAuliffe and Cabinet to hold ‘Cabinet on the Road’ Events in the Shenandoah Valley Click here for a detailed advisory with a list of events for April 6th and 7th
On April 6th and 7th, Governor McAuliffe and members of his cabinet will travel to the Shenandoah Valley to meet with local business leaders, elected officials, and community members. These meetings will center around regional concerns,

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