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

West Virginia

Eagle Manufacturing President Chosen for WV Executive's Sharp Shooter's

Eagle Manufacturing Company President and CEO Joe Eddy was recognized this week as one of West Virginia's leading business executives, and ...

Stephen Smith: A simple solution for WV's budget (Gazette)
Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

Tax reform dug that hole. Corporate taxes went down, but jobs were lost — not created. West Virginians know that tax cuts for the rich won't work, ...

State Offers Revised 2018 Revenue Projection
West Virginia Public Broadcasting

On this West Virginia Morning, state officials have revised revenue ... as the Senate takes up it's version of a tax reform bill amid ongoing negotiations.

NatGas, Coal Are Silver Lining As West Virginia Wades Through Budget Impasse
Natural Gas Intelligence

In the midst of a historic budget impasse, West Virginia's severance tax ... Lawmakers remain at odds over spending and tax reform, meeting ...

Manchin is AWOL on Tax Reform Debate
The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)

If the people of West Virginia are to prosper in that economy, we need reform that simplifies the tax code for all Americans, closes loopholes that favor ...

Jenkins talks energy in Fayette County
Beckley Register-Herald

Jenkins, who represents the Third District in Congress, spent time earlier Friday visiting with employees of West Virginia Manufacturing in Alloy, and ...

West Virginia sets Supreme Court date for Right to Work
PR NewsChannel (press release)

The battle over Right to Work in West Virginia continues in the courtroom as Senate Bill 1 heads to West Virginia's highest court in early September.

West Virginia governor, Legislature still hopeful for budget compromise
The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)

Although they are still haggling over details, West Virginia Gov. ... said Senate Republicans still favored an aggressive approach to tax reform, but ...

United States

Carolyn Lee to Lead NAM's Manufacturing Institute as New Executive Director
Quality Magazine

WASHINGTON — The National Association of Manufacturers named Carolyn Lee executive director of The Manufacturing Institute. With modern ...

Vice President Pence, House Speaker Ryan, Leader McCarthy to headlineManufacturing Summit
Modern Materials Handling

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) announced that Vice President Mike Pence will kick off the NAM's Manufacturing Summit.

American Job Openings Top Record-Breaking 6 Million
The Daily Caller

American Job Openings Top Record-Breaking 6 Million ... President Donald Trump has focused on manufacturing jobs, a sector that has seen steady ...

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