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The Hendersonville Times-News
Senate advances key bills during catch-all Friday sessionright for people to hunt and fish in North Carolina and ensure governments can'
Senate advances key bills during catch-all Friday session
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 5 minutes ago
right for people to hunt and fish in North Carolina and ensure governments can't condemn someone's land solely for private economic development. Constitutional amendments require three-fifths approval of each chamber of the General Assembly. If... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Governor's order marks big shift in tax incentive policyand Industry. There has been little accountability for actual job creation. Gov
Governor's order marks big shift in tax incentive policy
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 14 minutes ago
and Industry. There has been little accountability for actual job creation. Gov. Edwards' order changes that. "Louisiana Economic Development (LED) will create Cooperative Endeavor Agreements for each ITEP application," Edwards said in a... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Governor's order marks big shift in tax incentive policyand Industry. There has been little accountability for actual job creation. Gov
Governor's order marks big shift in tax incentive policy
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 17 minutes ago
and Industry. There has been little accountability for actual job creation. Gov. Edwards' order changes that. "Louisiana Economic Development (LED) will create Cooperative Endeavor Agreements for each ITEP application," Edwards said in a... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Residents clamor for Township Councilmember to be named to municipal Economic Development Committeepast Tuesday, June 21, to express support for 4th Ward Councilmember Dr. Renée
Residents clamor for Township Councilmember to be named to municipal Economic Development Committee
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 21 minutes ago
past Tuesday, June 21, to express support for 4th Ward Councilmember Dr. Renée Baskerville's appointment to the municipal Economic Development Committee. While there is not a vacancy on the EDC, this outpouring comes before the council's... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Perkins Homes to be redeveloped under latest demo of Baltimore public housingwith and fully includes the residents of Perkins Homes." Gregory L. Countess,
Perkins Homes to be redeveloped under latest demo of Baltimore public housing
Baltimore Sun / Posted 25 minutes ago
with and fully includes the residents of Perkins Homes." Gregory L. Countess, director of housing advocacy and community economic development at Maryland Legal Aid, is working with Perkins residents. He said they're concerned that the value of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
PNoy legacy: Turning dreams into achievementsCNN which was using international weather forecast agencies. President Noynoy
PNoy legacy: Turning dreams into achievements
Pilipino Star / Posted 40 minutes ago
CNN which was using international weather forecast agencies. President Noynoy Aquino will leave legacies in the area of economic development, education, health care, poverty alleviation foreign policy, climate change, national defense, and many... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
N.C. stretches to next level for tourism impacthealthy lifestyles have also benefitted North Carolina's park system, according
N.C. stretches to next level for tourism impact
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 46 minutes ago
healthy lifestyles have also benefitted North Carolina's park system, according to Locke. In addition to its ties with economic development, tourism in North Carolina has its own major�monetary impact on the state. A study from TNS Travels... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Union County residents to vote on 104.5M bond referendumis a step to partner with our local community college to provide job skills tra
Union County residents to vote on 104.5M bond referendum
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 47 minutes ago
is a step to partner with our local community college to provide job skills training and invest in our local workforce and economic development prospects,” board vice chair Frank Aikmus said in a prepared statement. Reducing the public schools... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Charlotte looks to yet another consultant for Eastlandon the city’s next steps for the property, which the city bought in 2012. The
Charlotte looks to yet another consultant for Eastland
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 47 minutes ago
on the city’s next steps for the property, which the city bought in 2012. The city also will show the Latin American Economic Development Corporation’s vision for the site. That group recently hired Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena to... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Governor's order marks big shift in tax incentive policyand Industry. There has been little accountability for actual job creation. Gov
Governor's order marks big shift in tax incentive policy
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 52 minutes ago
and Industry. There has been little accountability for actual job creation. Gov. Edwards' order changes that. "Louisiana Economic Development (LED) will create Cooperative Endeavor Agreements for each ITEP application," Edwards said in a... Read more
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BC Local News
Comox deemed frontrunner for new SAR training facilitythe Comox Valley last week to meet with local delegates and introduce their pla
Comox deemed frontrunner for new SAR training facility
BC Local News / Posted an hour ago
the Comox Valley last week to meet with local delegates and introduce their platform to media, as well as the Comox Valley Economic Development Society. The FWSAR Replacement Project is a federal initiative to not only replace the aging planes... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Comox deemed frontrunner for new SAR training facilitythe Comox Valley last week to meet with local delegates and introduce their pla
Comox deemed frontrunner for new SAR training facility
Comox Valley Record / Posted an hour ago
the Comox Valley last week to meet with local delegates and introduce their platform to media, as well as the Comox Valley Economic Development Society. The FWSAR Replacement Project is a federal initiative to not only replace the aging planes... Read more
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Island Packet
On loop: Special session talks nothing new for Minnesotaextra advertising dollars to boost tourism and some extra financial assistance
On loop: Special session talks nothing new for Minnesota
Island Packet / Posted an hour ago
extra advertising dollars to boost tourism and some extra financial assistance through the Department of Employment and Economic Development to area businesses. STEELWORKERS AND MORE Dayton tried for a triple play last winter, aiming to get... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Oilseeds Sector Transformation Launches Agricultural Innovation Eventapproach saying it will help to advance farm mechanization which this country n
Oilseeds Sector Transformation Launches Agricultural Innovation Event
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
approach saying it will help to advance farm mechanization which this country need most in improving its social and economic development. Ching'oma said the event comes at a right time when the government and particularly the ministry are... Read more
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TribLIVE
Newsmaker: Alex Sciuliand Construction Awards Luncheon on Thursday. The Downtown event honored the pe
Newsmaker: Alex Sciuli
TribLIVE / Posted 2 hours ago
and Construction Awards Luncheon on Thursday. The Downtown event honored the people and architecture that best spurred economic development in Western Pennsylvania. Drawing more than 600 industrial leaders from across the region, the event... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
BOI mulls proposed ecological industrial zone in Leyteon regional integration and the national development agenda; Victoria Antonio,
BOI mulls proposed ecological industrial zone in Leyte
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 hours ago
on regional integration and the national development agenda; Victoria Antonio, Senior Advisor of GTZ-Promotion of Green Economic Development on Greening the Industry Roadmaps; and Meylene Rosales, National Economic and Development Authority... Read more
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Island Packet
Development around Gary airport aims to draw businessesInternational Airport needs to overcome decades of neglect in order to attract
Development around Gary airport aims to draw businesses
Island Packet / Posted 2 hours ago
International Airport needs to overcome decades of neglect in order to attract businesses, according to the city's top economic development official. Much of the land along Airport Road faces challenges due to wetland and brownfield issues, so... Read more
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The Advocate
Sadow: With sessions over, Gov. John Bel Edwards can finally be a statesman for Louisianabasis while lowering marginal income tax rates in a revenue-neutral fashion. Th
Sadow: With sessions over, Gov. John Bel Edwards can finally be a statesman for Louisiana
The Advocate / Posted 3 hours ago
basis while lowering marginal income tax rates in a revenue-neutral fashion. This simplification will encourage economic development that produces enough revenue to fully fund right-sized government. Or Edwards can remain wedded to... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
State economic development programs questionable priorityNow economic development funding from our state government doesn't always turn
State economic development programs questionable priority
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 3 hours ago
Now economic development funding from our state government doesn't always turn out bad. But often it does not do what is promised and sometimes the funding is earmarked for places it never should have been in the first place. The 2015-16 state... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Tiffany, Jarchow explain Homeowners' Bill of RightsJarchow say a crucial right for any homeowner is the right to sufficient energy
Tiffany, Jarchow explain Homeowners' Bill of Rights
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 4 hours ago
Jarchow say a crucial right for any homeowner is the right to sufficient energy and technology infrastructure to allow for economic development. "Fast, reliable broadband access is a must for economic growth," the lawmakers said. "Studies show... Read more
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The Maui News
County’s population tops 164,000and County Population Characteristics Report, which was compiled for the U.S. C
County’s population tops 164,000
The Maui News / Posted 5 hours ago
and County Population Characteristics Report, which was compiled for the U.S. Census by the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism Research and Economic Analysis Division. DBEDT said on its website that this is the most... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
'Brexit' could halt the growth of California trade with Britaintrade,” said Stephen Cheung, president of World Trade Center Los Angeles, an af
'Brexit' could halt the growth of California trade with Britain
Los Angeles Times / Posted 6 hours ago
trade,” said Stephen Cheung, president of World Trade Center Los Angeles, an affiliate of the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp. There’s also concern that British economic turmoil could affect California jobs tied directly to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Atlas Maps Benefit Ocean EcosystemsThe Nature Conservatory's director of ocean mapping and planning, stressed the
Atlas Maps Benefit Ocean Ecosystems
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
The Nature Conservatory's director of ocean mapping and planning, stressed the importance of putting social, ecological and economic development information in one place for businesses and policymakers. He said the information is important for... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Outgoing BCM mayor leaves with no regretsDispatchLIVEand Mtsi joined the metro in July last year. The outgoing mayor said they had
Outgoing BCM mayor leaves with no regretsDispatchLIVE
Daily Dispatch / Posted 8 hours ago
and Mtsi joined the metro in July last year. The outgoing mayor said they had laid a solid foundation towards the future economic development of the city. Mtsi, who gave up his Bhisho legislature MPL seat to “rescue” the unstable and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Lost in the cloudhe went on to no clear purpose, "to further establish Arkansas as a global lead
Lost in the cloud
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 hours ago
he went on to no clear purpose, "to further establish Arkansas as a global leader in innovative strategies in community and economic development . . ." Blah, blah and, for emphasis BLAH. The only thing missing from his statement was any clear... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansans in D.C., leaders in state react to U.K. resultsEngland and Germany would proceed as planned. The governor will be in Europe n
Arkansans in D.C., leaders in state react to U.K. results
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 hours ago
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. Aerospace is... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Renovations herald return of city parks programmingcompleted some much-needed renovations at the popular play area, said Joe Zelle
Renovations herald return of city parks programming
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 hours ago
completed some much-needed renovations at the popular play area, said Joe Zeller III, who serves as director of Hazleton’s economic development and recreation departments. “It has to be at least 10 years since anything was done,” Zeller said of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Conyngham pledges match to recreational grantis required to commit to the match in advance of applying for the grant through
Conyngham pledges match to recreational grant
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 hours ago
is required to commit to the match in advance of applying for the grant through the state Department of Community and Economic Development. Council also appointed Johnson Mirmiran & Thompson of Allentown to develop a plan for the Whispering... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Fort Lauderdale startup makes mobile game apps that benefit nonprofitsGulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, said Bob Swindell, president of the Greate
Fort Lauderdale startup makes mobile game apps that benefit nonprofits
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 9 hours ago
Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, said Bob Swindell, president of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, Broward County's economic development group. "But many of those companies fly under the radar," like GoodWorldGames.com, said Swindell. "We... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Roundtable launches new website and databaseand county-wide property database: www.woodcountypropertydatabase.com. The new
Roundtable launches new website and database
The Marietta Times / Posted 9 hours ago
and county-wide property database: www.woodcountypropertydatabase.com. The new site is a virtual repository for economic development information for Wood County, and it was designed to inform and assist a variety of visitors: from the... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
RM8.8m ferry ramp readyKudat and Palawan would commence once the barter trade ban was lifted. Teo add
RM8.8m ferry ramp ready
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 10 hours ago
Kudat and Palawan would commence once the barter trade ban was lifted. Teo added that the RoRo service would bolster economic development and tourism in Kudat. Also present were Tanjong Kapor Community Development Leader (PPM) Datuk Peter... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
A Grand Opening For Yosemite’s First New Resort in 25 Yearsthat are crucial in providing key support. “We love partnering with them…they a
A Grand Opening For Yosemite’s First New Resort in 25 Years
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 11 hours ago
that are crucial in providing key support. “We love partnering with them…they are just a great group of professionals…the Economic Development team as well…the County Supervisors have been just amazing. It has all been a really great shining... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Nations Meet to Discuss Ivory Trade Banthreatening the very survival of iconic species. "Poaching fuels corruption, i
African Nations Meet to Discuss Ivory Trade Ban
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
threatening the very survival of iconic species. "Poaching fuels corruption, insecurity as well as harming the sustainable economic development of local communities but also national economies," he said. , He however noted that there has been... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Eden Park make play to host Origin clashThe idea was suggested about three years ago and has become a more realistic am
Eden Park make play to host Origin clash
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 hours ago
The idea was suggested about three years ago and has become a more realistic ambition now with Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) having a good relationship with the NRL. "If there is genuine interest from the NRL, there is... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Groundbreaking for Market Street Lofts setThe Cincinnati-based developer, Miller Valentine Group, and local economic deve
Groundbreaking for Market Street Lofts set
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 11 hours ago
The Cincinnati-based developer, Miller Valentine Group, and local economic development committee, East Liverpool Community Partnership for Revitalization, are inviting the public to the intersection of West Fifth and Market streets for the... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Columbiana County Port Authroity renews leasesoccur. Traina said she scheduled the retreat to informally discuss how the por
Columbiana County Port Authroity renews leases
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 11 hours ago
occur. Traina said she scheduled the retreat to informally discuss how the port authority can continue to be a force for economic development in the county. "I think it was a very successful board retreat. It was to discuss where we want to go as... Read more
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walesonline
First anniversary of Tunisia terror attack to be marked with minute's silenceand others who witnessed this horrendous attack. “We continue to work closely
First anniversary of Tunisia terror attack to be marked with minute's silence
walesonline / Posted 12 hours ago
and others who witnessed this horrendous attack. “We continue to work closely with Tunisia to enhance security and support economic development and reform. Tunisia will not stand alone in the face of the terrorist threat and the UK will be by its... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Port authority renews leases with tenantsoccur. Traina said she scheduled the retreat to informally discuss how the por
Port authority renews leases with tenants
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 12 hours ago
occur. Traina said she scheduled the retreat to informally discuss how the port authority can continue to be a force for economic development in the county. "I think it was a very successful board retreat. It was to discuss where we want to go as... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Brexit vote shocks worldhave an impact. We are in a wait and see period - even Great Britain is," said
Brexit vote shocks world
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 12 hours ago
have an impact. We are in a wait and see period - even Great Britain is," said Tom Deimerly, president of Marshalltown Economic Development Impact Committee. "People may not realize that several Marshall County companies conduct international... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Barn weddings all the rage, but not all love and happinesssave and send their kids to college." At least in theory, southwestern Lehigh
Barn weddings all the rage, but not all love and happiness
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 12 hours ago
save and send their kids to college." At least in theory, southwestern Lehigh residents do want to support agricultural economic development. Nearly 9 of 10 backed new farm-supportive operations, including agritourism activities, according to a... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Barn weddings all the rage, but not all love and happinesssave and send their kids to college." At least in theory, southwestern Lehigh
Barn weddings all the rage, but not all love and happiness
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 12 hours ago
save and send their kids to college." At least in theory, southwestern Lehigh residents do want to support agricultural economic development. Nearly 9 of 10 backed new farm-supportive operations, including agritourism activities, according to a... Read more
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Salem News
Port Authority renews tenant leasesoccur. Traina said she scheduled the retreat to informally discuss how the por
Port Authority renews tenant leases
Salem News / Posted 13 hours ago
occur. Traina said she scheduled the retreat to informally discuss how the port authority can continue to be a force for economic development in the county. "I think it was a very successful board retreat. It was to discuss where we want to go as... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Shrimp farming sector looks for consensusof aquatic food protein, and their production and trade are extremely important
Shrimp farming sector looks for consensus
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 hours ago
of aquatic food protein, and their production and trade are extremely important for developing countries, providing both economic development and empowerment in terms of contribution to GDP, consumption, employment, catch value and exports,... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Group vows to keep Spencer Township fire departmentfire department. To fund the department, the township has used revenue from a f
Group vows to keep Spencer Township fire department
The Toledo Blade / Posted 13 hours ago
fire department. To fund the department, the township has used revenue from a fire levy, along with money from its Joint Economic Development Zone income tax revenue. Spencer’s contract with Springfield Township calls for Spencer to pay $128,000... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
What economic fallout can you expect to see in United States from Brexit vote?accounted for the largest regional export to the U.K. in 2014, according to a r
What economic fallout can you expect to see in United States from Brexit vote?
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 14 hours ago
accounted for the largest regional export to the U.K. in 2014, according to a report by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp. In Southern California, aerospace is the basis of an important relationship with Britain. Last... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
Packers have record revenue and income in 2015-16 seasonenough money to support one year’s expenses,” said Murphy. And then back into
Packers have record revenue and income in 2015-16 season
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted 14 hours ago
enough money to support one year’s expenses,” said Murphy. And then back into the community to various charities and economic development. Specifically, the Titletown District which Murphy says will benefit the entire region and will keep the... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
What economic fallout can you expect to see in United States from Brexit vote?accounted for the largest regional export to the U.K. in 2014, according to a r
What economic fallout can you expect to see in United States from Brexit vote?
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 14 hours ago
accounted for the largest regional export to the U.K. in 2014, according to a report by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp. In Southern California, aerospace is the basis of an important relationship with Britain. Last... Read more
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Salon.com
Brownback: Kansas lawmakers did ‘fantastic job’palatable to fellow lawmakers. Republican Rep. Melissa Rooker of Fairway said
Brownback: Kansas lawmakers did ‘fantastic job’
Salon.com / Posted 14 hours ago
palatable to fellow lawmakers. Republican Rep. Melissa Rooker of Fairway said a proposal to divert $6 million in unused economic development funds to public schools has been dropped because of potential opposition. Some Republicans have argued... Read more
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The Signal
High-speed Internet to be addressedWilcon’s resources in a step towards improving the access to high-speed Interne
High-speed Internet to be addressed
The Signal / Posted 15 hours ago
Wilcon’s resources in a step towards improving the access to high-speed Internet for our community,” said Jason Crawford, economic development manager for the city of Santa Clarita. 21st century solutionsFirms have long complained about the lack... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Uncertainty Over Britain’s Future Felt In ArizonaThe United Kingdom is Arizona’s 4th largest trading partner and local economic
Uncertainty Over Britain’s Future Felt In Arizona
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 15 hours ago
The United Kingdom is Arizona’s 4th largest trading partner and local economic development leaders are watching closely now that British voters have chosen to leave the European Union. In 2015, Arizona exported more than $1 billion dollars in goods... Read more
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