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Media Minute— a weekly dispatch of local, national and world news impacting West Virginia’s manufacturing industry.

West Virginia

Governor includes sections of county in Opportunity Zone program
Morgan Messenger

West Virginia governor Jim Justice released a list on May 18 of 55 U.S. ... are yet another way tax reform is going to help West Virginians create jobs, ...

Tech careers see growth in north central West Virginia

North central West Virginia has been seeing industries take off, and the ... "The new manufacturing of today is not your grandfather's manufacturing," ...

Northern Panhandle 'Opportunity Zones' May Provide Tax Incentives for Investment
Wheeling Intelligencer

Va., and West Virginia Gov. ... “These Opportunity Zones are yet another way tax reform is going to help West Virginians create jobs, drive economic ...

"Ed Talks" Tackle Next Generation Work Force Challenges

HURRICANE, WV (WOWK)- - West Virginia's education leaders are working to better prepare the next ... So you add that to these unfilled jobs- yes we do see a shortage," Leah Curry, President of Toyota Motors Manufacturing WV.

Three well-known West Virginia women highlighting the importance of education
West Virginia MetroNews

On Monday, three well-known West Virginia women spoke about the ... Shelley Moore Capito, President of Toyota Motor Manufacturing West Virginia Leah ... discussions about linking education, jobs and the future of West Virginia.

Jason Huffman: Will naysayers finally admit tax cuts are working?
Huntington Herald Dispatch

In Elkins, the Citizens Bank of West Virginia issued a $1,000 bonus to each of its ... Schumer, who represents New York, voted against the tax plan.

Truston Industries partners with WVU College of Engineering for certification
The Dominion Post

For help navigating the process, they turned to the West Virginia Manufacturing Partnership, a NIST MEP network affiliate, which is housed in the ...

Atlantic Coast Pipeline plans continued construction while reviewing appealscourt ruling
West Virginia MetroNews

The pipeline would start in Harrison County and proceed across Lewis, ... in West Virginia before heading into Virginia and then into North Carolina. ... The environmental groups argued that the limits under the policy are not clear.

United States

Hiring, Wage, and Investment Increases Linked to Tax Reform

A recent survey from the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) indicates that manufacturers are using the money made available to them after the December 2017 passage of the tax reform bill to boost worker wages, add jobs, and focus on internal investments ...

Donald Trump wins victory from Chinese in trade policy standoff

President Trump has made a point of going after China for what he views are the ways that the Chinese take advantage of the United States in the ...

China pledges `significantly' more US buying, no trade war
The Business Times

China had made its own demands, including giving equal treatment to its investment, and warned US companies may be excluded from measures to ...

US factory production rose a healthy 0.5 percent in April
WPXI Pittsburgh

In the past year, production has increased a modest 1.8 percent. ... uncertainty because of steel and aluminum tariffs imposed by the Trump administration. The production of electrical equipment and appliances rose 1.5 percent last ...

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