Ohio: Revitalizing, Reinvigorating, Reinvesting

By David Hodes

Ohio is well known as an industrial and agricultural powerhouse state, but there is more going on here as a result of new economic development objectives from Governor John Kasich.

The state has been getting stronger over the past two years, but there is more to do…

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New Jersey: Downtown Touchups Jumpstart Business Community Developments

By David Hodes

New Jersey is pushing forward with economic development as it comes to grips with issues from the past that have stalled progress. “We’ve put New Jersey’s financial house back in order,” Governor Chris Christie said during his 2017 fiscal year budget speech. “And we’re…

24 Mar 11:28 AM 0 Read More...

Maine: Land of Opportunity

Maine is making impressive changes and using incentives to lure new business.
By David Hodes

In his 2015 State of the State speech, Governor LePage, a former mayor of Waterville, pledged to work on a budget and tax plan that would make sure more taxes are paid by tourists. This…

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Idaho: Coming on strong

Idaho is focusing on the future and courting new business.
By David Hodes

According to Governor C.L. Butch Otter, the foundation that state legislators are building will advance the goal of ensuring that 60 percent of Idaho citizens between the ages of 25 and 34 have a college degree…

24 Mar 10:41 AM 0 Read More...

North Carolina: Incentives Create Economic Firepower

By David Hodes

More jobs, more industry. That’s the outcome of the economic development in North Carolina, fueled in part by both a reorganization of economic development, plus an incentive package shot in the arm.

Kim Genardo, director of strategic and economic communications for the North Carolina Department of…

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