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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 Urges Virginians to Prepare for Major Winter Storm
Governor Terry McAuliffe today urged Virginians to prepare for a major winter storm, which could result in up to one foot of snow in southeast Virginia, with snowfall totals in other areas of the state ranging from one to ten inches. Wind gusts of
Governor McAuliffe Declares State of Emergency in Response to Winter Storm
Governor Terry McAuliffe today declared a state of emergency and urged residents of the Commonwealth to prepare for impacts from a winter storm system, which potentially could result in significant snow accumulation, hazardous road conditions, and
Governor McAuliffe Announces $756 Million Project to Expand Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that financing is complete to build an additional two-lane tunnel under the Thimble Shoal Channel, west of the existing Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (CBBT).
Governor McAuliffe Announces Selection of Private Sector Team to Finance and Deliver I-66 Outside the Beltway Project in Northern Virginia
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that the Commonwealth has selected Express Mobility Partners to build express lanes on I-66 Outside the Beltway, following a 16-month procurement process. Express Mobility Partners, a consortium of Cintra,
Governor McAuliffe Announces Toll Relief Program for Norfolk and Portsmouth Residents
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Norfolk and Portsmouth residents will soon receive help paying tolls through the Elizabeth River Tunnels. Toll Relief, the first program of its kind in the nation, will provide meaningful financial
Governor McAuliffe Announces Airports Authority and United Airlines Signing of Long-Term Lease at Dulles International
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) and United Airlines have agreed to sign an extension of the Airport Use Agreement and Premises Lease for Washington Dulles International Airport through
Governor McAuliffe Announces Groundbreaking for I-66 Inside-the-Beltway Improvements Project
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that work will begin this summer on the first major improvements to Interstate 66 inside the Beltway in 15 years. The project is part of a comprehensive initiative to transform the I-66 corridor, giving
Governor McAuliffe Announces New Innovations Available at the Department of Motor Vehicles
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will become the first motor vehicle agency in the nation to offer Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Pre✓® and Transportation Worker
Virginia Receives Top Honors for SMART SCALE Transportation Prioritization Process
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Smart Scale, Virginia’s data-driven prioritization process to fund the right transportation projects that generate the greatest benefit for taxpayers, received the State Transformation in Action
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 Virginia’s Selection for $165 Million FASTLANE Grant to Deliver the Atlantic Gateway Project
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Virginia’s proposed Atlantic Gateway Project has been selected for a federal FASTLANE grant of $165 million.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia’s First Transportation Program based on an Objective, Data-Driven Prioritization Process
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) voted on the first wave of transportation projects scored by Virginia’s new data-driven prioritization process. The process (formerly called House Bill 2 or HB2)
Governor McAuliffe Signs Executive Directive To Strengthen Safety Oversight of the Washington Metrorail System
Governor Terry McAuliffe today signed an executive directive instructing state transportation officials to facilitate the creation and staffing of a Metro Safety Commission and giving them the authority to oversee compliance with safety directives
Governor McAuliffe Signs Executive Order Extending Validity of Expiring Driver’s Licenses
Governor Terry McAuliffe this week took executive action to give Virginians affected by a weekend computer disruption additional time to renew driver’s licenses scheduled to expire during the service interruption.
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 Administration Appointments
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced additional appointments to his Administration today.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Bipartisan Compromise to Address Gridlock on I-66 Inside the Beltway
Governor Terry McAuliffe and members from both parties and both chambers of the Virginia General Assembly announced today a bipartisan agreement to move forward on a plan to reduce congestion on I-66 inside the beltway by widening a four mile
Governor McAuliffe Announces Administration Appointments
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced additional appointments to his Administration today.
Governor McAuliffe Declares State of Emergency in Response to the Winter Storm
Governor Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency at 8 a.m. today, an action that authorizes state agencies to assist local governments in responding to a major winter storm that is expected to impact the Commonwealth through Sunday.

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