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MD Gov. Hogan Signs Bills to Strengthen Cybersecurity

MD Gov. Hogan Signs Bills to Strengthen Cybersecurity

Gov. Larry Hogan signed measures to strengthen cybersecurity in state and local governments in Maryland on Thursday, after lawmakers approved legislation and big investments earlier this year to protect vital systems against cyberattacks.Read more

PRESS RELEASE: April 2022 General Fund Revenues Exceed Forecasts

PRESS RELEASE: April 2022 General Fund Revenues Exceed Forecasts

Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that April revenue collections exceeded forecasts, growing 45.7 percent over April of 2021. General fund revenues were approximately $1.9 billion higher year-to-date than the mid-session revised forecast issued in February. Total revenue collections have risen 19.0 percent through April, well ahead of the revised annual forecast of 9.2 percent growth.Read more

Youngkin Implores Universities to Hire Faculty With “Diverse Political Perspectives”

Youngkin Implores Universities to Hire Faculty With “Diverse Political Perspectives”

Governor Glenn Youngkin is stepping up his efforts to diversify the political opinions offered to students in the Commonwealth, calling on university presidents to hire faculty “with diverse political perspectives” and encourage free speech on campuses statewide. On Tuesday, Youngkin sent a letter to the Council of Presidents outlining is expectations for universities in Virginia in the upcoming school year. Read more

Twitter Boots Top Execs Amidst Elon Musk Takeover

Twitter Boots Top Execs Amidst Elon Musk Takeover

Twitter announced Thursday that it would be freezing new hiring and rescinding a number of offers amidst Elon Musk’s acquisition of the platform. The decisions were made by current Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal.Read more

Trump Sells DC Hotel to Miami-Based Investor Group for $375 Million

Trump Sells DC Hotel to Miami-Based Investor Group for $375 Million

On Wednesday, the Trump Organization announced that it had sold the lease to their Washington, D.C. hotel located on Pennsylvania Ave to a Miami-based investor group. The Trump International Hotel is officially closing its doors after reaching an agreement to sell the property for a reported $375 million.Read more

Youngkin, Hogan Join Forces to Protect Supreme Court Justices’ Homes

Youngkin, Hogan Join Forces to Protect Supreme Court Justices’ Homes

Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin is teaming up with neighboring state Governor Larry Hogan to call on U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland to enforce federal laws that prohibit protests geared toward swaying a judicial decision in a pending case. Following the leaked report that the Supreme Court was preparing to overturn Roe v. Wade protestors have mounted large demonstrations outside the family homes of Justices Samuel Alito (Alexandria) and Brett Kavanaugh (Montgomery County).Read more

Governor Youngkin Announces Over $1.2 Million in Growth and Opportunity Virginia Grants to Support Entrepreneurial Ecosystems and Workforce Development

Governor Youngkin Announces Over $1.2 Million in Growth and Opportunity Virginia Grants to Support Entrepreneurial Ecosystems and Workforce Development

Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced more than $1,261,859 in Growth and Opportunity for Virginia (GO Virginia) grant awards for eight projects focused on creating critical talent pipelines to support regional economic growth, strengthen workforce development and support collaborative programs between localities, public entities and private businesses.Read more

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