TN Gov. Haslam State of the Year
Gov. Haslam recently learned that Tennessee had been selected "State of the Year" by Business Facilities magazine. Part of the winning decision came from the state snaring the top prize from South Korea, tire producer Hankook’s first U.S. plant.
AR Gov. Hutchinson Inauguration
Asa Hutchinson is congratulated as he enters the legislative chamber of the Arkansas Capitol to take the oath of office as the state's 46th governor. His wife, Susan, assisted in the ceremony.
USVI Gov. Mapp
Kenneth E. Mapp was recently inaugurated the 29th Governor of the United States Virgin Islands. Gov. Mapp served as Lt. Gov. during Gov. Roy L. Schneider's term, and has served in leadership capacities in a number of territorial agencies.
WV Gov. Tomblin
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin recently announced that Diamond Electric, a major supplier of ignition coils to Ford Motor, Chrysler, Toyota and Subaru, is relocating its North American headquarters to West Virginia.
VA Gov. McAuliffe
VA Gov. McAuliffe recently announced that Canon Virginia, Inc. will invest $100 million to expand its operations, adding printer cartridge production lines and increasing its toner manufacturing and filling service.

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Noteworthy...

American South Shines Again in Business Facilities 10th Annual Rankings Report

Entrepreneur Magazine: Female Entrepreneurship VERY STRONG in American South

Aerospace Manufacturing Takes Off in Southern States!

SGA releases report on regional advanced manufacturing strategy.

 

 

Daily Press Briefs

1/23/2015 MO Gov. Nixon Discusses Project Lead the Way, Importance of STEM Education Budget proposal expands program to 350 schools to provide more students with hands-on learning experiences in STEM. [Read More]
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1/8/2015 Gov. Beshear Unveils VenCap Kentucky to Support EntrepreneursProgram encourages private investment in small businesses statewide. [Read More]

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