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Obama’s Clean Power Plan Might Be Dead In D.C., But States Are Rebuilding It Themselves

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe recently announced that his state will develop its own policy to limit carbon emissions–joining a growing list of state governments across the country uniting in their desire to lower pollution and increase...Show More Summary

Pharmaceutical company to expand in Virginia

A pharmaceutical company from India is expanding its Virginia operation thanks in part to state incentives. Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Monday announced that Granules India will spent $35 million to … Click to Continue »

"Virginia governor calls for state carbon regulations"

Climate federalism: Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) signed an executive order on Tuesday directing regulators to formulate rules cracking down on electricity sector carbon emissions. The order requires state officials to convene a working group on carbon emissions and issue a report by the end of the year on potential...

State senator to call hearing over gov's power plant plan

A Republican state senator running for governor is planning to call a legislative hearing to investigate Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's plan to limit carbon emissions from power plants. Sen. Frank … Click to Continue »

The states are stepping up on climate change

In just the last week, two economically and politically important states, New York and Virginia, took major steps toward reducing their contributions to climate change. On Tuesday, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) signed an executive...Show More Summary

McAuliffe promotes new law to maintain historic black graves

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is promoting a new law requiring the state to maintain and preserve historic black cemeteries at a level similar to what the state has done for … Click to Continue »

McAuliffe announces grants for veterans to become teachers

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has announced a new grant to help military veterans become teachers. The governor announced Friday that the state had received a $400,000 federal grant to help … Click to Continue »

Budget spat between governor and Republicans escalates

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is escalating a fight with Republican lawmakers over who has the final say in what's in the state budget. The Democratic governor issued an executive order … Click to Continue »

Virginia's first lady decides against a run for Congress

Dorothy McAuliffe, the wife of Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, says she won't run for Congress. Virginia's first lady considered seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Rep. Barbara Comstock next … Click to Continue...

McAuliffe announces $8.4 million in housing loans

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced $8.4 million in loans to create or maintain about 570 affordable housing units. McAuliffe's office announced Thursday that his administration had awarded the money to … Click to Continue »

Virginia gives grant to supplier of spa products

A company that sells spa products is set to receive at least $300,000 in Virginia grants to expand its operations in Washington County. Gov. Terry McAuliffe's office recently announced that … Click to Continue »

Virginia governor to visit Mexico for trade mission

Gov. Terry McAuliffe is headed to Mexico to try and drum up more business for Virginia. The governor is traveling to Mexico Tuesday through Thursday for economic development meetings. McAuliffe, … Click to Continue »

McAuliffe tweaks state budget, upsetting Republicans

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has a made final changes to the state budget state lawmakers approved earlier this year, upsetting Republicans with a pro-labor tweak and push to expand Medicaid. … Click to Continue »

“Va. Gov. McAuliffe says he has broken U.S. record for restoring voting rights”

WaPo: Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Thursday that he had broken the record for restoring voting rights to convicted felons, calling it his “proudest achievement” as governor. McAuliffe (D) said he had individually restored rights to 156,221 Virginians, surpassing the previous … Continue reading ?

A Record Number Of Virginians Have Gotten Their Voting Rights Back, Governor Says

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) said on Friday that he had restored voting rights to more people in his state than any other governor in American history. McAuliffe’s office said in a statement the governor had restored voting rights to 156,000 eligible people. Show More Summary

Governor signs bill targeting cigarette trafficking

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed a new state law that aims to crack down on cigarette trafficking. News outlets report the governor signed the bill along with the General … Click to Continue »

McAuliffe says he's restored voting rights to 156,000

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he's restored voting rights to more felons who have completed their sentences than any other governor. McAuliffe announced Thursday he's restored voting and other civil … Click to Continue »

McAuliffe nixes bill to limit sharing of gun permit info

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has vetoed a bill that aims to prohibit officials from handing over information about concealed handgun permits to certain states. The bill vetoed by the Democratic … Click to Continue »

New law orders Va. insurers to cover 12-month supply of birth-control pills

Gov. Terry McAuliffe signs bill that advocates say will prevent unintended pregnancies, abortions.

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