Gov. Terry McAuliffe

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Mother of Inmate Delivers Pardon Petition to Va. Governor

The mother of an inmate serving more than six life terms for a robbery is asking Gov. Terry McAuliffe to grant a pardon.

6 hours ago

Job Seekers look for employment opportunities at a career fair. (Photo credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Virginia’s Jobless Rate Falls to Lowest Since October 2008

Virginia’s jobless rate fell to 4.8 percent in December, marking the state’s lowest unemployment rate since October 2008, state and federal officials said Tuesday.

01/27/2015

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Bipartisan Support for Reforms of Va. Tobacco Commission

Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe and a powerful Republican lawmaker are teaming up to propose tighter grant-making rules for the embattled Virginia tobacco commission.

01/23/2015

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McAuliffe Still Governing Virginia from His Hospital Bed

Gov. Terry McAuliffe continues working from his hospital bed, his third day out of the office as he is treated for injuries suffered on an African safari over the Christmas holiday.

01/21/2015

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Republicans Criticize Va. Governor’s Mental Health Care Plan

House Republicans and Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe clashed Tuesday over a newly launched program aimed at helping low-income Virginians with severe mental disabilities, renewing their long-running battle over publicly financed health care for the poor.

01/20/2015

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Va. Governor to Spend a Second Night in the Hospital

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is spending a second night in a Richmond hospital as he recovers from complications stemming from a horse-riding accident in Africa.

01/20/2015

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Va. Gov Hospitalized After Complications From Horse Toss

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe was hospitalized Monday in Richmond with complications from being tossed by a horse and breaking seven ribs during a holiday trip to Africa with his family, a spokesman said.

01/19/2015

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Virginia Lawmakers Weigh Right to Buy Unpasteurized Milk

Virginia lawmakers are considering whether the state’s constitution should enshrine the right of consumers to buy raw milk directly from farmers.

01/19/2015

The government is now interpreting federal law to explicitly prohibit workplace discrimination against transgender individuals. (Photo by Sarah Rice/Getty Images)

Sexual Orientation Won’t be Added to Hate Crimes in Va.

A bill to add sexual orientation to the definition of hate crimes is dead in Virginia.

01/14/2015

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McAuliffe Touts Development Record After 1 Year in Office

A full year into his term as governor, Democrat Terry McAuliffe says he has a nearly perfect track record.

01/10/2015

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