AL Bentley and Toyota
Gov. Bentley (r) and Toyota officials recently celebrated the production of the 3-millionth Alabama-made engine since the global automaker’s Huntsville plant began production in 2003.
USVI de Jongh 2014
USVI Gov. de Jongh discussed the economy, broadband network build out, business and economic development efforts, and energy initiatives during his recent State of the Territory address.
OK Fallin at TulsaTech
OK Gov. Faliln praised City of Owasso officials for their efforts to lure a $170 million Macy's distribution center to Tulsa County during a recent event at the Tulsa Technology Center.
PR Gov. GarciaPadilla Coffee
Puerto Rico Gov. García Padilla announced plans to strengthen the island’s coffee industry by supporting the harvest of an additional 15,000 acres and generating 6,000 jobs over the next two years.
AR Beebe Innovation Hub
Gov. Beebe spoke at the recent "wallbreaking" ceremony for the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub’s Argenta Innovation Center that builds on best practices from successful national models.

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Area Development magazine touts American South strength!

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Daily Press Briefs

4/17/2014 Gov. Beshear Announces New Kentucky Innovation Network OfficeCenter to offer free services to entrepreneurs, small businesses in eastern Kentucky. [Read More]
4/15/2014 NC Gov. McCrory Launches Major Workforce Development InitiativeNCWorks to focus on one goal – connecting North Carolina jobs with North Carolina people. [Read More]
4/14/2014 AR Gov. Beebe's Weekly Address: Rewarding Educational ExcellenceState provides financial awards to public schools for academic achievement, academic growth, high graduation rates. [Read More]

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