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Governor McAuliffe Addresses General Assembly Money Committees

27 Aug 2015
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%

15 Jun 2015
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%

11 Jun 2015
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

13 May 2015
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%

12 May 2015
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

5 May 2015
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

6 Apr 2015
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

27 Feb 2015
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

17 Feb 2015
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

16 Feb 2015
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

8 Feb 2015
"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

27 Jan 2015
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%

12 Jan 2015
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

17 Dec 2014
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

2 Dec 2014
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%

13 Nov 2014
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

Governor McAuliffe Announces Administration Appointments September 19th

19 Sep 2014
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced additional appointments to his administration today. The appointees will join McAuliffe’s administration focused on finding common ground with members of both parties to build a new Virginia economy and...More

Virginia Leaders Announce Comprehensive Budget Deal

15 Sep 2014
Today, Governor Terry McAuliffe, Speaker Bill Howell, House Appropriations Committee Chairman Chris Jones, Senate Finance Co-Chairman Chuck Colgan and leaders from the General Assembly money committees announced they had reached a bipartisan...More

August 2014 General Fund Revenue Collections Up 1.7% From The Previous Year And Fiscal-Year-To-Date Collections up 7.7%

12 Sep 2014
Governor McAuliffe announced today that August General Fund revenue increased 1.7% from the previous year and cautioned that August is not a significant month for revenue collections. On a fiscal-year-to-date basis, total revenue collections rose...More

Governor McAuliffe Announces Administration Appointments

5 Sep 2014
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced additional appointments to his administration today. 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...More

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