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Arkansas Business
Hutchinson, AEDC Launch 'Arkansas Inc.' to Recruit, Retain CompaniesGov. Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas Economic Development Commission Executive Dire
Hutchinson, AEDC Launch 'Arkansas Inc.' to Recruit, Retain Companies
Arkansas Business / Posted 2 days ago
Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas Economic Development Commission Executive Director Mike Preston on Thursday announced the launch of "Arkansas Inc.," a new brand campaign to recruit companies to Arkansas while encouraging those already here to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Chinese company looking in, outside state for mill siteA Chinese company that expressed interest in November in building a $1.36 billi
Chinese company looking in, outside state for mill site
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
A Chinese company that expressed interest in November in building a $1.36 billion pulp mill in south Arkansas is also considering other states for the mill. "While we continue to work on finalizing this deal, there isn't anything prohibiting them... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
$74,000 supports travel of governorWhen Gov. Asa Hutchinson goes on economic development trips, the private Arkans
$74,000 supports travel of governor
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
When Gov. Asa Hutchinson goes on economic development trips, the private Arkansas Economic Development Foundation often picks up part of the tab. The foundation paid about $19,000 for his trip to Asia in November and $22,000 for his trip to Europe... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Details awaited on roads proposalKey state lawmakers said they want more details about Gov. Asa Hutchinson's hig
Details awaited on roads proposal
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
Key state lawmakers said they want more details about Gov. Asa Hutchinson's highway funding proposal, particularly what he called "a reduction in spending or other budget offsets" to pay for the phased-in use of state general revenue. Hutchinson... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Gun, ammo jobs to grow in stateRemington Outdoor Co. will add more than 80 jobs at its Lonoke plant and gun-ma
Gun, ammo jobs to grow in state
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
Remington Outdoor Co. will add more than 80 jobs at its Lonoke plant and gun-maker SIG Sauer is opening a Jacksonville ammunition manufacturing operation that will employ 50, the two companies said in separate announcements at the Shooting, Hunting... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Ammunition Plant to Open in JacksonvilleLAS VEGAS, Nev. (News release) - SIG Sauer, a manufacturer of premium ammunitio
Ammunition Plant to Open in Jacksonville
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 16 days ago
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (News release) - SIG Sauer, a manufacturer of premium ammunition, today announced it is locating a new manufacturing facility in an existing building in Jacksonville, Arkansas, where it plans to invest approximately $5.7 million and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Big firms’ efforts lift up regionRural areas rarely become economic powerhouses, but Northwest Arkansas is an ex
Big firms’ efforts lift up region
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
Rural areas rarely become economic powerhouses, but Northwest Arkansas is an exception. In the past few decades, it has become the state’s fastest-growing region because some large companies there banded together to advance a common set of... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
New Arkansas jobs sometimes cost more to create than pay in a yearArkansas has spent more than $750 million in the past decade to lure and retain
New Arkansas jobs sometimes cost more to create than pay in a year
KY3 Springfield / Posted 20 days ago
Arkansas has spent more than $750 million in the past decade to lure and retain hundreds of businesses throughout the state in hopes of creating or retaining jobs. But an analysis of state incentive programs by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette found... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
New Arkansas jobs sometimes cost more to create than pay in a yearArkansas has spent more than $750 million in the past decade to lure and retain
New Arkansas jobs sometimes cost more to create than pay in a year
KSPR Springfield / Posted 20 days ago
Arkansas has spent more than $750 million in the past decade to lure and retain hundreds of businesses throughout the state in hopes of creating or retaining jobs. But an analysis of state incentive programs by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette found... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Incentive program built on promiseOfficials touted Dassault Falcon Jet's expansion more than two years ago as a s
Incentive program built on promise
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
Officials touted Dassault Falcon Jet's expansion more than two years ago as a shining example of state government and industry working together to secure jobs for Arkansans. The company announced in May 2013 that it would spend $60 million to expand... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Task force tackles job of re-creating transport agencyA newly created Arkansas Department of Transportation would be responsible for
Task force tackles job of re-creating transport agency
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
A newly created Arkansas Department of Transportation would be responsible for more than roads if a legislative task force has a say. Lawmakers on the Intermodal Transportation and Commerce Task Force discussed Wednesday reorganizing the state... Read more
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Northeast Arkansas Town Crier
Southworth expansion will create new jobsSpeakers at the Southworth Inc. expansion announcement are, from left: Mississi
Southworth expansion will create new jobs
Northeast Arkansas Town Crier / Posted 25 days ago
Speakers at the Southworth Inc. expansion announcement are, from left: Mississippi County Judge Randy Carney; AEDC Executive Director Mike Preston; President-Southworth International Group, Inc. Brian McNamara; Mississippi County Economic Developer... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Job additions in Mississippi County proof that 'any growth matters'It's possible you looked right past what I'll argue is one of the state's more
Job additions in Mississippi County proof that 'any growth matters'
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
It's possible you looked right past what I'll argue is one of the state's more meaningful economic development announcements last week. As is customary with company growth of a certain size, we wrote a brief about Southworth Products Corp. adding 35... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Tennille, DeCample and Noble Form Aarch CommunicationsA former executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission has
Tennille, DeCample and Noble Form Aarch Communications
Arkansas Business / Posted 30 days ago
A former executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission has joined Aarch Communications of Little Rock, a new partnership offering strategic communications services. Grant Tennille, who is also president of Bering Strategic... Read more

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