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Governor Terry McAuliffe Unveils Biennial Budget to the Joint Money Committees
The two-year spending plan I present to you today provides specific and meaningful building blocks for the new Virginia economy by investing in our future through education and research; creating 21st century jobs; fostering healthy, safe
October 2015 General Fund Revenue Collections Down 5.1% From The Previous Year And Fiscal-Year-To-Date Collections Up 0.5%
Governor McAuliffe announced today that October General Fund revenue fell 5.1% from the previous year.
September 2015 General Fund Revenue Collections Up 9.7% From The Previous Year And Fiscal-Year-To-Date Collections Up 2.4%
Governor McAuliffe announced today that September general fund revenue increased 9.7% from September a year ago with payroll withholding and individual nonwithholding contributing to the increase. September completes the first quarter of fiscal
Governor McAuliffe Announces August 2015 General Fund Revenue Collections Up 5.1% From The Previous Year
Governor McAuliffe announced today that August General Fund revenue increased 5.1% from the previous year.
Governor McAuliffe Addresses General Assembly Money Committees
The Governor’s upcoming two-year budget will emphasize investment in public education.
May 2015 General Fund Revenue Collections Up 5.8% from the Previous Year and Fiscal-Year-To-Date Collections Up 7.3%
Governor McAuliffe announced today that May revenue collections increased 5.8 percent from a year ago, and that year-to-date revenue collections are up 7.3 percent from last year, ahead of the revised annual forecast of 4.7 percent growth contained
May 2015 General Fund Revenue Collections Up 5.8% from the Previous Year and Fiscal-Year-To-Date Collections Up 7.3%
Governor McAuliffe announced today that May revenue collections increased 5.8 percent from a year ago, and that year-to-date revenue collections are up 7.3 percent from last year, ahead of the revised annual forecast of 4.7 percent growth contained
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
April 2015 General Fund Revenue Collections Up 10.2% From the Previous Year and Fiscal-Year-To-Date Collections Up 7.5%
Governor McAuliffe announced today that April revenue collections increased 10.2 percent. On a fiscal year-to-date basis, total revenue collections rose 7.5 percent, ahead of the revised annual forecast of 4.7 percent growth contained in the budget
State Tax Department Mobile Application Wins National Honor
The Virginia Department of Taxation has won a national award for a new web application that streamlines the way it works with business owners to provide customer service and settle outstanding debts. Developed in-house, the new mobile collectors
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,
Governor McAuliffe’s Communication to the General Assembly at Adjournment
I am pleased to write to you at the conclusion of a legislative session that has been marked by substantive bipartisan cooperation and meaningful progress on the priorities that matter most to the families we serve. When I delivered my State of
State Agencies Respond to Winter Storm
The Commonwealth continues around the clock response to the recent severe winter weather. The storm dropped as much as 12 inches of snow in some parts of the state, leaving Virginians with snow-packed, icy roads and very low temperatures for the
Governor McAuliffe Declares State of Emergency for Winter Storm Response
Governor Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency today, an action that authorizes state agencies to assist local governments in responding to the winter storm that is sweeping across the commonwealth today through tomorrow morning and is
Governor McAuliffe Statement on General Assembly Proposed Amendments to FY2015-2016 Budget
"I want to thank members of the General Assembly for their work on these amendments to the budget I proposed in December. My team and I will review them carefully over the coming days.
Virginia’s Seasonally Adjusted Unemployment Rate Drops to Lowest Level Since 2008
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased 0.2 percentage point in December to 4.8 percent and was down 0.4 percentage point from December 2013.
December 2014 General Fund Revenue Collections Up 13.1% From The Previous Year And Fiscal-Year-To-Date Collections up 6.8%
Governor McAuliffe announced today that December revenue collections posted strong gains. General Fund revenue increased 13.1 percent from the previous year, mainly driven by solid underlying growth in payroll withholding, further boosted by an
Governor Terry McAuliffe’s Remarks to the Joint Money Committees
This summer in my first budget speech to you, I shared some sobering news about our revenue outlook. There is no question that we face serious headwinds. But we also have an opportunity to work together to transform our economy for the better. If we
Governor McAuliffe Signs Executive Order Protecting Virginia’s Coastal Resources
Today Governor Terry McAuliffe signed an Executive Order continuing the Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program, a network of Virginia state agencies and local governments designed to protect the natural and economic assets located within
October 2014 General Fund Revenue Collections Up 4.4% From The Previous Year And Fiscal-Year-To-Date Collections up 6.1%
Governor McAuliffe announced today that General Fund revenue increased 4.4% from the previous year with all major sources contributing to the increase. October is not a significant month in terms of general fund revenue collection but regular

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