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

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

Howard Swint: New routes for West Virginia's future (Daily Mail)
Charleston Gazette-Mail

Howard Swint: New routes for West Virginia's future (Daily Mail) ... Historically, West Virginia's strategic plans for economic growth have had limited ... when considering the potential for downstream value-added manufacturing.

WV employers say they have job openings but they need adaptable, drug-free workforce
West Virginia MetroNews

Walko of MotionMasters described her video production company as a small ... Each of the business leaders agreed with West Virginia's widespread ...

Explore the New Manufacturing Academy provides middle schoolers with real tech experience
Beckley Register-Herald

The statewide education campaign of the West Virginia Manufacturers Association Educational Fund was the fifth and last installment of the program.

Some West Virginia Jobs Investment Trust investments succeed, some fail
The Exponent Telegram (press release)

“Maybe it's because my line is not a traditional West Virginia industry and there's just a lack of expertise for my line and there's expertise in other lines.

James Foster: State's businesses need revamped tax code
Huntington Herald Dispatch

In fact, according to the Tax Foundation, tax reform could bring West Virginia an estimated 8,800 new jobs and give median households $3,726 more ...

Statehouse Beat: A better tax climate doesn't always mean more business
Charleston Gazette-Mail

Not only that, but it ranked West Virginia ahead of all neighboring states: ... Second, if our tax climate is better than our neighboring states, and ... ranking, have the myriad tax cuts and other “business friendly” reforms come close to ...

'Thriving' Manufacturers Still Looking for a Boost from Washington

A survey of manufacturers in the middle market shows that continuing ... Menaker, a member of the National Association of Manufacturers' board of ...

Auto Industry Declares War on Trump Over NAFTA

Then-candidate Donald Trump turned American manufacturing jobs into a cornerstone of his campaign and early on attacked Ford over its plans to ...

Lida Shepherd: Don't be fooled by promise of 'tax reform'
Charleston Gazette-Mail

So, who will pay for these massive tax cuts for the wealthiest 1 percent? ... have been hard hit in recent decades, especially families in West Virginia.

Commissioners advocate for county priorities at the White House
The Exponent Telegram (press release)

West Virginia county commissioners participate in a National Association of ... Va., joined the group to discuss the federal budget, tax reform, economic ... West Virginia commissioners were the sixth group of county officials to attend ...

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