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Maryland Awarded $2 Million Grant to Expand Apprenticeships

The federal ApprenticeshipUSA Expansion Grant will be used to invest in the State’s registered apprenticeship program.

According to the Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation, this US Department of Labor grant funding will be used grow traditional and non-traditional industry sectors, 155 more words

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Lenderful to invest $1.75 million, create 52 jobs in Pontiac

LANSING — Lenderful, a new online mortgage company, is expanding in Pontiac with support from the Michigan Strategic Fund, officials with the Michigan Economic Development Corp. 496 more words


County Executive Highlights Baltimore's Manufacturing Industry Successes

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz lauded the success of the changing manufacturing landscape in the county and affirmed the county’s commitment to supporting the growing industry. 188 more words

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Tri-County Council Briefed on Workforce Development Program

The Southern Maryland Tri-County Council was briefed by consultant Mary Ann Lawrence, CEO of PowerNotes, LLC, on workforce development.

The Bay Net reports:

Workforce development efforts in Southern Maryland include Job Source offices in all three counties and a mobile van that makes appearances at many local events.

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‘Thousands of reasoning’ why making job creation a focal point of any government in Ghana rather than creating an enabling environment is disastrous.


The control and allocation of resources in any country depend on the economic system being practiced. While others practice socialism or the capitalism, others seem to combine the two- mixed economic system. 3,025 more words

Economic Development

Include the West Side in the Community Catalyst Fund

We thank the Austin Weekly News for publishing the following letter to the editor.  Photo credit: Second City Cop Blog.

The Mayor has proposed the new $100 million Community Catalyst Fund designed to invest in businesses in communities that are most in need.  456 more words