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Governor Northam Statement on Single Public Meeting in Virginia to Discuss Offshore Drilling Plan
Governor Ralph Northam released the following statement today reiterating his opposition to the Trump administration’s plans to expand offshore drilling off of all U.S. waters and calling on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to host
Governor Northam Announces Administration Appointments
Governor Ralph Northam announced additional appointments to his Administration today.
Governor McAuliffe Cuts Ribbon For New State Veterans Office Inside The Pentagon
Governor Terry McAuliffe today cut the ribbon for the new Virginia Department of Veterans Services (VDVS) office at The Pentagon in Arlington. This new office will serve the thousands of veterans and transitioning servicemen and women and their
Governor-Elect Ralph Northam Announces Administration Appointments
Governor-elect Ralph Northam today announced key appointments for senior leadership positions within his administration.
Governor-Elect Ralph Northam Announces Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs Appointment
Today, Governor-elect Ralph Northam announced that current Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs Carlos Hopkins will continue his service as part of the incoming administration.
Governor McAuliffe Breaks Ground on New Jones & Cabacoy Veterans Care Center
Governor Terry McAuliffe today broke ground on the new Jones & Cabacoy Veterans Care Center in Virginia Beach. The 128-bed long-term care and rehabilitation facility will be built on 26 acres located in the Princess Anne area of Virginia Beach.
Governor McAuliffe Breaks Ground on New Puller Veterans Care Center
The 128-bed long-term care and rehabilitation facility will be built on 30 acres located on the former Vint Hill Farms Station, which previously served as a U.S. Army and National Security Agency facility. The new facility is named in honor of
Governor McAuliffe Cuts Ribbon on New State Veterans Office in Williamsburg
Governor Terry McAuliffe today celebrated the opening of the new Virginia Department of Veterans Services office on the College of William & Mary campus in Williamsburg during a ceremonial ribbon cutting. The new office will serve military veterans
Governor McAuliffe Recognizes Virginia Businesses for Commitment to Hiring Veterans
Governor Terry McAuliffe today recognized businesses for their ongoing commitment to creating employment opportunities for Virginia’s military veterans at the 2017 Virginia Workforce Conference, hosted by the Virginia Chamber Foundation.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Administration Appointments
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 Officially Opens New State Veterans Office in Loudoun
Governor Terry McAuliffe cut the ribbon today to officially open the new Virginia Department of Veterans Services Loudoun office in Ashburn. The new office will serve military veterans and their families in Loudoun County, parts of Clarke, Fairfax,
Governor McAuliffe Announces over 26,000 Veterans Hired Through the Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that over 26,000 military veterans have now been hired through the Virginia Values Veterans Program. The Governor made the announcement during an address at the grand opening of the new Virginia Department of
Governor McAuliffe Announces 2017 Women Veterans Summit
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that the 2017 Virginia Women Veterans Summit will be held Friday, June 23 in Chesapeake, Virginia. The motto of the conference is “Achievement, Empowerment & Wellness: Virginia’s Women Veterans Lead the Way.”
Governor McAuliffe Announces Troops to Teachers Grant
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) has received a grant of nearly $400,000 to assist military veterans and soon-to-be veterans in becoming teachers. The grant was awarded through the Defense
Governor McAuliffe Announces the Virginia Department of Veterans Services Receives U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Award for Veteran Homelessness Efforts
Governor McAuliffe announced today that the Virginia Department of Veterans Services (VDVS) received the Abraham Lincoln Pillars of Excellence Award from the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
Governor McAuliffe Cuts Ribbon on New Veterans Benefits Office in Springfield
Governor Terry McAuliffe celebrated the opening of the new Virginia Department of Veterans Services (VDVS) Benefits office in Springfield today during a ceremonial ribbon cutting.
Governor McAuliffe Announces First Veteran Hire Facilitated by Virginia’s Military Medics & Corpsmen Program
The Governor proposed the legislation for the program using the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Intermediate Care Technician (ICT) Program, as a model. MMAC, is a two-year pilot program which allows recently discharged veterans and transitioning
Governor McAuliffe Announces Legislative Agenda for Veterans and Military Families
Governor Terry McAuliffe today proposed a legislative package for the 2017 General Assembly session designed to ensure that returning service members and their families are provided every opportunity for success when they settle in the Commonwealth.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Cybersecurity Training Initiative for Veterans in Virginia
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the launch of Cyber Vets Virginia, a new initiative to provide veterans with access to cyber security training and skill development in Virginia. Speaking at the Commonwealth's Veterans Day Ceremony, Governor
Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program Reaches 20,000 Hires
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program-certified employers have hired 20,000 veterans across Virginia since 2012. The V3 program reached the 20,000 hired veterans benchmark over 400 days ahead of

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