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West Virginia

Tradeoffs on income tax reductions remain under scrutiny
West Virginia MetroNews

Senate President Mitch Carmichael has talked enthusiastically about the income tax reductions, saying they will spur investments in West Virginia's ...

Jenkins Will Take on Manchin in 2018 Senate Race
West Virginia Public Broadcasting

A Republican, Jenkins was first elected to Congress to represent the state's third congressional district in southern West Virginia in 2014 after ...

ASCENT: Officials should put added focus on project
Parkersburg News

When West Virginia Commerce Secretary Woody Thrasher spoke to the West Virginia Manufacturers Association's Marcellus to Manufacturing ...

Anatomy of a Budget Breakdown
The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)

West Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Tim Armstead, R-Kanawha, and ... On Thursday, May 4, Justice called the Legislature into special session to consider revenue and tax reform measures aimed at passing a state budget.

Senate passes revised revenue and tax reform bill, House rejects it
The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)

Jim Justice's revenue and tax reform plan, the Senate passed a revised version of the ... “It's a tax cut for the citizens of West Virginia,” Carmichael said.

Thrasher: Shale gas the future for West Virginia
The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)

Attendees of the West Virginia Manufacturers Association's annual Marcellus to Manufacturing Development listen to Commerce Secretary Woody ...

Officials, experts discuss area pipeline development
The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)

MORGANTOWN — Experts and officials from the oil and gas industry ... discussion took place during the West Virginia Manufacturers Association's ...

Special legislative session on WV budget starts Thursday at 11 am
Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

Special legislative session on WV budget starts Thursday at 11 a.m. .... The first bill, pushed by the West Virginia Manufacturers Association, would ...

Mon joins other counties to oppose tax reform
The Dominion Post

In the letter, Kanawha Commission President Kent Carper said tax reform measures like those introduced during the West Virginia Legislature's most ...

Manchin presented with National Manufacturers Association Award
The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)

Manchin said he would continue to work with Bombardier and other companies from the region to provide employment opportunities for West Virginia ...

United States

Apple makes $1B commitment toward more United States manufacturing jobs
Normangee Star

President Donald Trump promised that he would bring manufacturing jobs back into the United States. Cook said that Apple has created over 2 million ...

Border adjustment tax could revive US textile industry
Sun Community News

According to the National Association of Manufacturers, in 2014, the cost of US regulatory compliance is $6 per labor hour. The federal minimum wage ...

How soon will we see self-driving vehicles?

... for some time now and, as most people in the manufacturing industry know, the main causes of delay are due to safety and regulatory concerns.

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