Tom Perriello makes stop at IUE-CWA Local 162 in Roanoke

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Tom Perriello makes stop at IUE-CWA Local 162 in Roanoke

Tom Perriello’s last stop in his listening tour through Roanoke was at the IUE-CWA Local 162 Roanoke headquarters where about 10 union rank and file members and union shop stewards from Verizon, ITT now the Harris Corporation, GE and Virginia Transformer peppered him with questions. Union members are not shy about asking questions. Before Perriello […]

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Governor McAuliffe’s full text of his State of the Commonwealth Address

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Governor McAuliffe's full text of his State of the Commonwealth Address

Speaker Howell, Leader Norment, Ladies and Gentlemen of the Virginia General Assembly, thank you for inviting me to speak to you this evening. And to the people of Virginia who are with us tonight or watching from home, thank you for the honor of serving you as this Commonwealth’s 72nd Governor. We are joined here […]

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Virginia Democrats reiterate support for Ralph Northam for Governor

Friday, January 6, 2017

Virginia Democrats reiterate support for Ralph Northam for Governor

Richmond, VA – Today, Democrats from Virginia’s Congressional delegation voiced their support for Ralph Northam’s candidacy for governor. Yesterday, Governor McAuliffe and Attorney General Herring each affirmed their endorsements for Lieutenant Governor Northam, and the House and Senate Democratic caucuses unanimously endorsed his candidacy.  Senator Mark Warner said of his endorsement: “As I said in […]

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Gov. McAuliffe declares state of emergency prior to snow storm

Friday, January 6, 2017

RICHMOND – 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 high winds. This order authorizes state agencies to assist local governments in responding to this major winter […]

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Tom Perriello announces his run for the governor of Virginia – see his video announcement

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Tom Perriello announces his run for the governor of Virginia - see his video announcement

Today Tom Perriello in a video (see the video below) officially announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for governor Virginia. He will face Lt. Governor Ralph Northam thought to be the lone Democratic candidate in a June primary. On Twitter he posted that his team will be celebrating his campaign launch tonight at 7 p.m. […]

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Virginia GOP adds another level of embarrassment to WSJ debunked conspiracy report

Monday, October 24, 2016

Virginia GOP adds another level of embarrassment to WSJ debunked conspiracy report

In another grasp at straws to gin up a depressed GOP base, the Virginia GOP is filing a Freedom of Information Request (FOIA) for all email communications between Governor Terry McAuliffe and Dr. Gill McCabe’s 2015 campaign for state senate. Democrat Dr. McCabe ran unsuccessfully against incumbent Republican Sen. Dick Black in 2015 and is […]

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Gov. McAuliffe requests federal disaster declaration following Hurricane Matthew

Friday, October 21, 2016

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today asked President Barack Obama for a federal disaster declaration for the Commonwealth of Virginia to address the damage sustained from Hurricane Matthew. The Governor requested Individual Assistance Programs and Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loans for the cities of Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, and Virginia Beach, […]

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Supreme Court of Virginia rejects contempt motion over restoration of voting rights

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Supreme Court of Virginia rejects contempt motion over restoration of voting rights

Governor Terry McAuliffe on the Virginia Supreme Court’s denied a motion by Virginia Republicans attempting to prevent him from restoring the rights of Virginians who have served their time according to the process that he announced on August 22nd: I am pleased that the Supreme Court has dismissed the case Republicans filed in their latest […]

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Republicans say Gov. McAuliffe has expressed disdain for the Court’s decision

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Republicans say Gov. McAuliffe has expressed disdain for the Court's decision

In the Republican’s motion to hold Gov. Terry McAuliffe in contempt they argue that McAuliffe may not restore a felon’s rights “without any specific request by individuals seeking such relief.” Their claim is that respondents printed individual restoration orders with a replica of the Governor’s signature under the seal of the Commonwealth, and mailed them […]

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Democratic Party of Virginia reacts to Sen. Frank Wagner seeking Republican nomination for governor

Monday, August 29, 2016

Democratic Party of Virginia reacts to Sen. Frank Wagner seeking Republican nomination for governor

State Senator Frank Wagner has a history of putting divisive social issues ahead of fighting for Virginians. Frank Wagner opposes protections for the LGBT community, rejects measures to protect women’s health, and refuses to support legislation to protect the environment. Virginians need a governor who will fight for Virginians, not another Trump Republican who is out-of-touch […]

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Governor McAuliffe expected to be elected as the new Chairman of the NGA

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Governor McAuliffe expected to be elected as the new Chairman of the NGA

RICHMOND –Governor Terry McAuliffe, who is the current Vice-Chair of the National Governors Association (NGA) will travel to Des Moines, Iowa on Thursday, July 14th to participate in the annual summer meeting of the NGA. The Governor will participate in numerous meetings, panel discussions and receptions with a bipartisan group of governors from across the […]

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DMV customers will soon be able to register to vote electronically

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and the Department of Elections customers will be able to apply electronically to register to vote at DMV’s 74 customer service centers and five mobile offices throughout the Commonwealth. Virginians have been able to apply to register to vote at DMV since […]

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