Friday, May 27, 2011

News from Gov. Bob McDonnell

News from Governor Bob McDonnell
  • Governor Authorizes State Contribution to Virginia Disaster Relief Fund
    Individuals Can Now Also Donate by Credit Card
    Governor Bob McDonnell yesterday announced that $600,000 in anticipated state agency savings will go toward helping Virginians who were affected by severe weather and tornadoes that struck the Commonwealth in April.
    Click here to read more.

  • Governor McDonnell Urges Citizens to Get Ready for Hurricane Season
    ~Governor Recognizes May 22-28 as Hurricane and Flooding Preparedness Week~
    Virginia’s families should take action now in order to get ready for hurricane season, which begins June 1 and can be accompanied by significant flooding.  To emphasize the importance of emergency preparation, Governor Bob McDonnell has recognized May 22-28 as Hurricane and Flooding Preparedness Week. 
    Click here to read more.
  • Governor McDonnell Ceremonially Presents $5 Million in State Funds to VCU Massey Cancer Center to Support Cancer Research Expansion
    Funding Provided Through Governor’s Successful FY’12 Budget Amendment
    Click here to read more.
  • Commonwealth Transportation Bond Sale Nets $47.7 Million Premium
    Market supports Governor’s plan to advance funding for transportation
    The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) has closed the sale of the $600 million of Commonwealth of Virginia Transportation Capital Projects Revenue Bonds sold on May 11 to advance transportation projects managed by the Virginia Department of Transportation and the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation.
    Click here to read more.

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