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West Virginia

Daily Mail editorial: Listen to the job creators to improve West Virginia
Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

It's no secret what condition the state of West Virginia is in. ... prosperity and improved manufacturing related to shale-gas byproducts, and agreeing ...

What to Make of the West Virginia Senate's Ambitious Tax Overhaul Legislation
Tax Foundation

West Virginia has at least three. Facing a revenue shortfall and a widely-held conviction that reforming the state's tax code could increase the state's ...

Rebecca R. McPhail: Safe regulations don't negate economic competitiveness
Huntington Herald Dispatch

The West Virginia Manufacturers Association, the West Virginia Coal Association, the West Virginia Farm Bureau, the Chamber of Commerce and ...

Oil and gas industry rallies at Capitol as time runs down on key bills
Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

“We're at a crossroads in West Virginia,” said Rebecca McPhail, president of the West Virginia Manufacturers Association. “Time is short, and we urge ...

Governor Justice is not a fan of legislative tax reform proposals
West Virginia MetroNews

This version includes a tax on groceries, eliminated in West Virginia four years ago. A Senate Finance subcommittee started looking at the bill today.

Action Kicks Up In West Virginia Legislature
Wheeling Intelligencer

The bill is among many moving in the West Virginia Legislature as lawmakers' ... SB 335 would repeal West Virginia's 6-percent sales tax and its personal ... The bill has been approved by the Select Committee on Tax Reform, and is ...

Proposed West Virginia tax changes worry businesses
Parkersburg News

The consumption tax on sales would make West Virginia the highest ... out of committee Monday by the Senate Select Committee on Tax Reform.

Weirton manufacturing companies get loan help from state agency
Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

Two manufacturing companies are planning to jump-start operations in Weirton with help from the West Virginia Economic Development Authority.

Ply Gem Receives West Virginia Governor's Award for Energy Efficiency
LBM Journal

Ply Gem Building Products and its West Virginia manufacturing facilities received the West Virginia Governor's Award for Excellence in Industrial ...

Bill Clarifying Right-to-Work Law Passes in House
West Virginia Public Broadcasting

It would make changes to the West Virginia Workplace Freedom Act, or the state's right-to-work law. The debate over whether West Virginia should be .

United States

NCTO to discuss state of the US textile industry
Innovation in Textiles

The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) annual meeting will take place on ... The Yarn Council represents domestic yarn manufacturers.

API data show US crude supplies up 4.5 million barrels: sources

The American Petroleum Institute late Tuesday reported a climb of 4.5 million barrels in U.S. crude supplies for the week ended March 17, according to ...

Apple Pushes to Bring Manufacturing Jobs to the US
iDrop News

The Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker and a major Apple supplier, has announced that ...

Unleashing 3D Printing on Automotive Manufacturing

The world's first 3D-printed car made a huge impact at IMTS 2014, leading many to wonder when we'd start to see additive manufacturing on factory ...

Industry divided over future of US conflict minerals rule
Chemical Watch (subscription)

Companies and industries affected by the US conflict minerals rule have different ... And the American Chemistry Council (ACC) submitted comments ...

If the US wants high-end manufacturing jobs, the US needs imports

Two of Trump's main economic talking points are increasing the number of well-paid manufacturing jobs and cutting back on imports. But many of the ...

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