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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansans in D.C., leaders in state react to U.K. resultstrip to England and Germany would proceed as planned. The governor will be in
Arkansans in D.C., leaders in state react to U.K. results
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted an hour ago
trip to England and Germany would proceed as planned. The governor will be in Europe next month to open an office for the Arkansas Economic Development Commission in Germany and attend the Farnborough International Airshow outside of London.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Glenwood sawmill to reopenTexas investors who own timberland in southwest Arkansas. Lumber production is
Glenwood sawmill to reopen
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Texas investors who own timberland in southwest Arkansas. Lumber production is scheduled to begin at the mill by spring. Arkansas Economic Development Commission Executive Director Mike Preston said the company will spend about $4 million in... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Caddo River Forest Products to reopen lumber mill in GlenwoodStates. “The timber industry is vital to Arkansas’ economic well-being,” said
Caddo River Forest Products to reopen lumber mill in Glenwood
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 2 days ago
States. “The timber industry is vital to Arkansas’ economic well-being,” said Mike Preston, executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. “The jobs created by Caddo River Forest Products will have a lasting impact on many... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Company to reopen Arkansas lumber mill, create 136 jobsthat will provide 136 new jobs. Through a $339,000 development grant along wit
Company to reopen Arkansas lumber mill, create 136 jobs
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
that will provide 136 new jobs. Through a $339,000 development grant along with payroll and sales tax rebates, the Arkansas Economic Development Commission estimated its support for the project will total around $1.5 million. The U.S.... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Kellie Danielson to Lead Economic Development in Johnson Countyof Commerce, Entergy Corp., Fluor Daniel Consulting and the Arkansas Industrial
Kellie Danielson to Lead Economic Development in Johnson County
Arkansas Business / Posted 2 days ago
of Commerce, Entergy Corp., Fluor Daniel Consulting and the Arkansas Industrial Development Commission, now known as the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. Danielson is expected to begin work Sept. 6. Matt Wylie, chairman of the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
REX NELSON: An untapped resourceThey like to eat out, go to concerts, attend sports events and shop. The good
REX NELSON: An untapped resource
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
They like to eat out, go to concerts, attend sports events and shop. The good news is that Mike Preston, director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, and Kane Webb, director of the Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism, get it. Now,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
News in briefentire stake in CS&L and paid down $672 million in debt. -- Jessica Seaman De
News in brief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
entire stake in CS&L and paid down $672 million in debt. -- Jessica Seaman Development agency sets export seminar The Arkansas Economic Development Commission will sponsor an exporting seminar June 29 in Camden. The Export University 101... Read more
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Arkansas Business
CJRW Hires Capitol Veteran to Work on AEDC AccountVasilos will join CJRW as an account executive on June 30, working on the Littl
CJRW Hires Capitol Veteran to Work on AEDC Account
Arkansas Business / Posted 3 days ago
Vasilos will join CJRW as an account executive on June 30, working on the Little Rock ad agency’s new campaign for the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, among other duties. Vasilos, a former communications director for the Republican... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
In ballot drives, $790,000 collectedthe largest — $25,000. Among other activities, that foundation pays part of the
In ballot drives, $790,000 collected
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
the largest — $25,000. Among other activities, that foundation pays part of the salary for Mike Preston, director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. THREE CASINOS Arkansas Wins in 2016 raised $25,500 in May to support a ballot... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
News in briefapproved a maximum of $1.6 million in state funding for three separate marketin
News in brief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
approved a maximum of $1.6 million in state funding for three separate marketing and public relations contracts for the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. The contracts went to public relations and marketing firm CJRW and digital... Read more
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Arkansas Business
CJRW, Team SI Officially Win AEDC Ad and PR ContractsThe Arkansas Legislative Council gave final approval Friday morning for the Ark
CJRW, Team SI Officially Win AEDC Ad and PR Contracts
Arkansas Business / Posted 7 days ago
The Arkansas Legislative Council gave final approval Friday morning for the Arkansas Economic Development Commission to award advertising, marketing and public relations contracts worth up to $2.4 million to Little Rock agencies CJRW and Team... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Bike-Maker Orbea Marks HQ Move North of the Rivernot the beginning; this is only one step," Fernández said during Thursday's eve
Bike-Maker Orbea Marks HQ Move North of the River
Arkansas Business / Posted 8 days ago
not the beginning; this is only one step," Fernández said during Thursday's event. Mike Preston, executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, said younger generations are looking for quality of life when they make decisions... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame Announces Second ClassCunningham, a community development advocate who worked on the Arkansas Industr
Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame Announces Second Class
Arkansas Business / Posted 8 days ago
Cunningham, a community development advocate who worked on the Arkansas Industrial Development Commission (now the Arkansas Economic Development Commission) and served on many boards to improve education, tourism and more. Dr. M. Joycelyn... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame Announces Second ClassCunningham, a community development advocate who worked on the Arkansas Industr
Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame Announces Second Class
Arkansas Business / Posted 8 days ago
Cunningham, a community development advocate who worked on the Arkansas Industrial Development Commission (now the Arkansas Economic Development Commission) and served on many boards to improve education, tourism and more. Dr. M. Joycelyn... Read more
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Arkansas Business
SPONSORED: 4 Reasons Why Big River Steel Chose Arkansason the bottom line. For assisting projects like BRS, Bula says, accessibility c
SPONSORED: 4 Reasons Why Big River Steel Chose Arkansas
Arkansas Business / Posted 10 days ago
on the bottom line. For assisting projects like BRS, Bula says, accessibility cuts red tape and accelerates timetables. Arkansas Economic Development Commission is the Governor’s right-hand agency for business, helping to facilitate action. Bula... Read more
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Arkansas Business
CJRW, Team SI Named Successful Bidders for AEDC Ad ContractsThe Arkansas Economic Development Commission has named Little Rock advertising
CJRW, Team SI Named Successful Bidders for AEDC Ad Contracts
Arkansas Business / Posted 11 days ago
The Arkansas Economic Development Commission has named Little Rock advertising agencies CJRW and Team SI, an affiliate of Mangan Holcomb Partners, as "successful bidders" for advertising, marketing and public relations contracts worth up to $2.4... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
69 corridor still priority in Arkansas, officials sayprincipal interstate corridors, Interstate 30 and Interstate 40, according to M
69 corridor still priority in Arkansas, officials say
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
principal interstate corridors, Interstate 30 and Interstate 40, according to Mike Preston, the executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. "We can't do economic development without infrastructure in place," Preston said.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Delta heritage sites director says tourist services needed for growthson Levon Helm, drummer for The Band, near Marvell. A two-page ad placed by th
Delta heritage sites director says tourist services needed for growth
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
son Levon Helm, drummer for The Band, near Marvell. A two-page ad placed by the Department of Parks and Tourism and the Arkansas Economic Development Commission in the recent issue of Delta Air Line's Sky Magazine touts Cash's ties to the state... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Economic panel set to pick PR firmsThe Arkansas Economic Development Commission will ask the Arkansas Legislative
Economic panel set to pick PR firms
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
The Arkansas Economic Development Commission will ask the Arkansas Legislative Council to approve three separate marketing and public relations contracts totaling $1.6 million Tuesday. Contracts are for branding and multichannel marketing, digital... Read more
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Charleston Express
Paris, Newport Join Main Street’s Arkansas Downtown NetworkWynne, Fayetteville, Forrest City, Malvern, Pocahontas, Newport and Paris. Othe
Paris, Newport Join Main Street’s Arkansas Downtown Network
Charleston Express / Posted 16 days ago
Wynne, Fayetteville, Forrest City, Malvern, Pocahontas, Newport and Paris. Other sponsors of the Main Street Arkansas program are Preserve Arkansas and the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. To learn more about Main Street Arkans... Read more
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The Neosho Daily News
IN DEPTH: Fort Smith comes out on winning end of Twin Rivers decisioninspections.“We are redoing a lot of stuff,” Brown said of the Fort Smith Twin
IN DEPTH: Fort Smith comes out on winning end of Twin Rivers decision
The Neosho Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
inspections.“We are redoing a lot of stuff,” Brown said of the Fort Smith Twin Rivers Foods plant.Scott Hardin at the Arkansas Economic Development Commission said Twin Rivers Foods has received no state tax breaks or incentives for projects... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
News in briefon compressed gas The compressed natural gas From Sea to Shining Sea Road Rall
News in brief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
on compressed gas The compressed natural gas From Sea to Shining Sea Road Rally will make a stop in Little Rock today, the Arkansas Economic Development Commission said in a news release. The event will be at the city's compressed natural gas... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas' economic development director scores $50,000 bonusEconomic Development Foundation after Gov. Asa Hutchinson recommended the bonus
Arkansas' economic development director scores $50,000 bonus
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
Economic Development Foundation after Gov. Asa Hutchinson recommended the bonus. Preston, executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, is eligible for a performance-based bonus of up to 30 percent of his base salary of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Development director scores $50,000 bonusEconomic Development Foundation after Gov. Asa Hutchinson recommended the bonus
Development director scores $50,000 bonus
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
Economic Development Foundation after Gov. Asa Hutchinson recommended the bonus. Preston, executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, is eligible for a performance-based bonus of up to 30 percent of his base salary of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
State's out front of U.S. on jobsdevelopment has been a main aim of the state's economic development strategy, s
State's out front of U.S. on jobs
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
development has been a main aim of the state's economic development strategy, said Mike Preston, executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, at a conference in Rogers this week. "Economic development is different in rural... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Businesses express interest in renewable power, lawmakers toldhosted by the state Department of Rural Services. The committees met with Mike
Businesses express interest in renewable power, lawmakers told
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
hosted by the state Department of Rural Services. The committees met with Mike Preston, executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, and a panel of business leaders. Arkansas passed a law in 2015 allowing business... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
News in briefBank exec honored for rural advocacy The Arkansas Economic Development Commiss
News in brief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
Bank exec honored for rural advocacy The Arkansas Economic Development Commission on Thursday named Rex Nelson the Rural Advocate of the Year. Nelson is director of corporate community relations for Simmons Bank. Gov. Asa Hutchinson presented... Read more
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Carroll County News
State delivers funding for BV water project$2.75 million. That money, Benefield said, came from a community development bl
State delivers funding for BV water project
Carroll County News / Posted a month ago
$2.75 million. That money, Benefield said, came from a community development block grant, administered by the ANRC and the Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC). One of the grant's goals, he said, is the expansion and improvement of the... Read more

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