Tennessee Well Versed in the Knowledge-Based Economy

By David Hodes
Bill Hagerty, the commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Economic Development and Community Development, says state officials have created a new business development fund to continue to fuel the development rising out of the economic malaise from 2008.
“There have historically been two tools of funds that…

13 Jan 3:52 PM 0 Read More...

North Carolina’s New Tools

By David Hodes
 
The broken economy is on the mend in North Carolina. North Carolina Commerce Department Secretary Sharon Allred Decker says she believes that economies are best rebuilt when a state works with what they already have, and capitalizes on the skills they have to further innovation creation…

13 Jan 3:43 PM 0 Read More...

Nevada Well Positioned for Unmanned Systems and Big Data

By Rachel Duran
Nevada is a well-known tax friendly pro-business state. It is true gaming and hospitality comprises the largest part of the economy at 23 percent; however, its diverse industry base provides broad opportunities.
Consider Nevada’s push in the unmanned systems industry. A statewide panel has…

13 Jan 3:34 PM 0 Read More...

Massachusetts: Choosing Growth in Innovation

By David Hodes
The Gov. Deval Patrick-Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray administration is steadily addressing economic issues and creating sustainable economic growth through a series of initiatives. The administration has put in play collaborative initiatives and investments related to supporting Massachusetts’ considerable assets in order to foster a next-generation…

13 Jan 3:28 PM 0 Read More...

Indiana Focuses on a Good to Great Strategy

By David Hodes
Indiana Secretary of Commerce Victor Smith says that Gov. Mike Pence has made it very clear that the administration has one goal. “And that is more Hoosiers working than at any other time in our state’s history.” Smith works closely with the Indiana Economic Development Corp…

13 Jan 3:18 PM 0 Read More...