Connecticut Legislature Bolsters Manufacturing Legacy

By Rachel Duran

The 2014 Connecticut legislative session was a productive one for economic development in the state, where two major manufacturing initiatives were signed into law.

The Connecticut Aerospace Reinvestment Act, and the Connecticut Manufacturing Innovation Fund will have a dramatic impact on manufacturing activities.

Under the Connecticut Aerospace…

03 Aug 10:35 AM 0 Read More...

South Carolina’s Job Creation Boom

By Rachel Hamilton

The big news in South Carolina is that the state pulled in $5.4 billion in investment and created 15,457 new jobs in 2013. In February of 2014, they saw the largest single-month decline in unemployment nationally.
Secretary Robert M. Hitt III of the South…

26 May 5:07 PM 0 Read More...

New York: Center of the Global Economy

By Rachel Duran

Tax reforms implemented by New York legislators and Gov. Andrew Cuomo are moving the business environment needle in the right direction. The reforms have attracted the attention of the Tax Foundation. In April, the organization released a report stating New York’s budget for FY 2014-2015…

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Nebraska’s Endless Advantages

By Rachel Duran

Economic developers in Nebraska are focused on sustaining the incentive and innovative programs implemented over the past 10 years. The recent legislative session passed bills to further support the state’s economic development efforts. Additionally, more than $412 million in tax relief for Nebraskans over the next…

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Maryland: Home to a Dynamic Business Climate

By Rachel Duran

Maryland’s economic development leaders anticipate growth in the information technology, biotechnology and aerospace industries in the near term and in the future. Historically, the state has been a leader in and received attention for its biotechnology sector, which includes activities in pharmaceuticals, medical devices, R&amp…

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