• Georgia: Attracting Jobs and Tourism

    Georgia: Attracting Jobs and Tourism

    By Lori Culpepper Georgia consistently ranks as a top state for business for many reasons, including the access it provides to global markets through air, sea, rail and highway networks. This includes the fourth-largest and fastest-growing container seaport in North America and the busiest, most efficient ...

  • New Mexico: Coming Up with Cutting Edge Research and Technology

    New Mexico: Coming Up with Cutting Edge Research and Technology

    By Lori Culpepper The climate is good for business in New Mexico, literally and figuratively. The state’s temperate climate allows businesses to operate with little concern about natural disasters or extreme weather conditions. A friendly tax structure – Governor Susana Martinez has reduced taxes 24 ti...

  • Minnesota: Unexpected Methods for Economic Improvement

    Minnesota: Unexpected Methods for Economic Improvement

    By Lori Culpepper Minnesota has an unusually high concentration of Fortune 500 companies headquartered in the state, a fact that many citizens are very proud of.  This high share of corporate headquarters includes a diverse set of industries, including manufacturing (3M, General Mills and Hormel), financi...

  • Illinois: Turnaround in Progress

    Illinois: Turnaround in Progress

    By Lori Culpepper Illinois has the fifth largest economy in the United States, making it the 19th largest in the world due partly to its transportation and logistics network, including one of the largest interstate networks in the world. The state is also one of the biggest producers of agricultural produc...

  • Arizona: Pro-Business Growth Agenda

    Arizona: Pro-Business Growth Agenda

    By Lori Culpepper Arizona’s economy is projected to outpace U.S. economic growth over the next several years as the state’s population, employment and personal incomes are expected to increase faster than the national average. With a favorable tax and regulatory climate and an ideal location, Arizona is ...

Industries

Workforce Challenges Continue As Top Priority For Manufacturing

Workforce Challenges Continue As Top Priority For Manufacturing

Outgoing baby boomers are making way for a new generation of workers who have become more selective…

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THE CITY OF MIDLAND AND THE MIDLAND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT WITH LEOLABS, INC.

THE CITY OF MIDLAND AND THE MIDLAND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT WITH LEOLABS, INC.

September 13, 2016 (Midland, Texas) – The Midland City Council and the Midland Development Corporation (MDC) approved two…

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