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West Virginia

Daily Mail editorial: Shale Crescent USA seeks to grow Mid-Ohio Valley
Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

If the region that encompasses northern West Virginia, eastern Ohio and ... It's an initiative focused on attracting energy-intensive manufacturing ...

Whether Eliminating Income Taxes Will Help West Virginia Depends on Who You Ask
The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)

West Virginia Sen. Robert Karnes, R-Upshur, is chairman of the Senate's Select Committee on Tax Reform. The committee wants to abolish the state's ...

EDITORIAL: Shale Crescent Movement a Lesson in Teamwork
The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)

The Wood County Development Authority, the Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce and West Virginia Manufacturers Association are just a few ...

Supreme Court sets date to hear right-to-work law arguments
West Virginia Record

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has set a date to hear arguments regarding West Virginia's right-to-work law. The court ...

Now is not the time for state tax reform
The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)

The state of West Virginia has been in a budget crisis for more than three years now. The significant declines in coal severance taxes and gambling ...

Senate president seeks fair treatment for tax reform plan
The Daily Times

West Virginia resident who makes $30,000 per year would see an income tax reduction of $390 annually. Even with an increase in the consumer ...

P&G adds Swiffer at new Berkeley County plant
Herald-Mail Media

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The Procter & Gamble production facility under construction south of Martinsburg will make Swiffer products, the company ...

Joint ethane storage hub makes sense for W.Va., Ohio
The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)

The plan makes great sense, as West Virginia and Ohio are both home to a ... an important player in America's energy and manufacturing strategy.”.

Procter & Gamble closing Ontario plant adding products to Martinsburg
West Virginia MetroNews

Procter & Gamble is already adding products to its large manufacturing plant ... production to West Virginia, according to a report on CBC Radio Canada. ... Manufacturing jobs will carry our economy forward, and help keep more ...

Huggins touts value of hard work
Marietta Times

Other speakers included Rebecca McPhail, president of the West Virginia Manufacturers Association, Tom Witt, president of Witt Economics LLC and ...

United States

The government must help match workers with manufacturing jobs
The Hill (blog)

Despite stated commitments by many to support well-paying manufacturing jobs, a fundamental challenge persists: matching workers with those jobs ...

Survey concludes US must do better job of promoting interests abroad
The Hill

Survey concludes US must do better job of promoting interests abroad ... groups to protect against policies that could cost manufacturing jobs here, ...

Chemical hub pitched for Appalachia
Chemical & Engineering News

Included in that tally are 25,000 chemical and plastic manufacturing jobs, 43,000 supplier jobs, and 32,000 additional jobs in communities where ...

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