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Sen. Capito says tax bill is...

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

Sen. Capito says tax bill is benefiting West Virginia

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WDTV) -- You may get a bigger break on your taxes this year, but they're still due today. Washington correspondent Kyle Midura asked Senator Shelley Moore Capito if West Virginians are feeling the benefits of last year's tax reform. You can watch that interview above.

Conservative policy group ranks West Virginia 30th for economic outlook
WV News

The American Legislative Exchange Council Center for State Fiscal Reform released its annual 2018 “Rich States, Poor States: ALEC-Laffer State Economic Competitiveness Index,” which gives West Virginia an average score of 30th in the country for its economic outlook, based on 15 different criteria ...

Realizing state's natural gas potential focus of conference
WV News

The conference was held at the Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place hotel and organized by the West Virginia Manufacturers Association in partnership with the Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia along with the West Virginia Oil & Natural Gas Association. The event's keynote ...

Commerce Secretary 'Hopeful' First China Energy Project is Near
West Virginia Public Broadcasting

One goal is to make the Ohio Valley region the next petrochemical manufacturing hub in the U.S.. Another speaker at the event was Brian Anderson, director of West Virginia University's Energy Institute. He said it's an exciting time to be in Appalachia because the region's rich shale gas development is ...

Judge: Ruling on WV right-to-work will be issued by June
Charleston Gazette-Mail
Representing the West Virginia Attorney General's Office, Steven Travis said Tuesday the involved parties didn't know for sure how many union contracts were negotiated during the lifespan of Bailey's injunction, nor did they know how many employees would be affected by invalidating those contracts.

Hats off
WV News

The Public Service Commission of West Virginia and the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association, for teaming up to host a Gas Pipeline Safety Seminar recently in Bridgeport. It's an important topic with the pipeline projects ready to take off. And to the West Virginia Manufacturers Association, the ...

Business news in brief
Huntington Herald Dispatch

To learn more about RCBIAero and efforts to grow the aerospace industry in Southern West Virginia, contact RCBI Aero Director Ralph Workman at ... CHARLESTON - The West Virginia ManufacturersAssociation will host its 2018 Marcellus and Manufacturing Development Conference April 16-17 at ...

Marcellus and Manufacturing Development Conference slated for April 16-17
Parkersburg News
The conference, sponsored by the West Virginia Manufacturers Association, will feature a natural gas expo sponsored by the Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia and the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association. The expo will provide an opportunity to visit booths and interact with ...

New policies, worker health highlighted at Marcellus and ManufacturingConference
WV News

MORGANTOWN — Representatives from more than 200 companies have signed on to participates in the 2018 Marcellus and Manufacturing Development Conference organized by the West Virginia Manufacturers Association in partnership with the Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia ...

Manufacturing company brings jobs to the area

"We're in manufacturing something that West Virginia needs more of. We've lost so much of that over the last couple of decades and we're just doing our part to bring it back," Mink said. Plant Manager, Brian Mink, tells 59 News they've already hired 9 people from the area, and they're looking forward to ...

Sen. Manchin says job fairs getting results
Keyser Mineral Daily News Tribune

Eastern West Virginia Community & Technical College ... WVU Industrial Extension - WV Manufacturing ... Manchin and the Chamber to make the fair possible are WorkForce West Virginia, Region VII Workforce Development Board, Potomac State College, The Greater Cumberland Committee, Allegany ...

Tearing down the walls
WV News

That city is one of 20 cities being considered for Amazon's “second headquarters,” a development that could lead to 50,000 jobs. Peduto talked about the potential for Pittsburgh to team with the technology sector in North Central West Virginia, based out of the I-79 Technology Park in Fairmont and WVU ...

Teacher, businessman talk taxes, education during forum
Martinsburg Journal

From left: Wendy Bird and Eric Householder take turns answering questions during a candidates forum for the WV House of Delegates District 64 seat Wednesday ... When the candidates were asked what the issue of statewide tax reform means to them, both said they don't believe in raising taxes.

Annual Business Summit once again proves NCWV is W.Va's economic engine
WV News

Some of the highlights from the day-long Summit included new details on the much-reported $83.7 billion deal with China Energy Investment Corporation to invest in West Virginia's shale gas and chemical industries first announced in November. Under the agreement the Chinese company intends to ...

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