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WHEN IS A CITY TOO BIG?

THE CONTRARIAN

There is a theory in urban planning that there is an optimum size for a city. Quality of life gets better as the city gets bigger up to the optimum size, and then the problems grow while the benefits do not, and quality of life is diminished. 532 more words

Regional economics

House Bill 2012 a ‘breath of fresh air’ for county

Concerns of losing business and employers to neighboring Idaho are two reasons behind a new bill that will create an economic development region specific to our southeast corner of the state. 31 more words

Oregon Legislature

2016 Census confirms Halton’s strong growth

Halton Region was the third fastest growing Census Division (CD) over 500,000 in Canada during the last Census period.  Between 2011 and 2016, recently released Statistics Canada figures show that the population of Halton Region grew by 9.3% — reaching 548,435 residents. 323 more words

New investment, more jobs coming to Flint

LANSING — State officials have announced financial support for an expansion of a Huntington Bank call center in Flint that will result in the creation of 60 new jobs and a $5.4 million investment. 254 more words

Featured

Opportunity and Certainty – Rolling Back Red Tape

How Missouri Can Benefit from Less Federal Regulations

To build a successful business it requires risk, opportunity, a growing economy, and a lot of hard work. 406 more words

Economic Development

Middlebury: When You Agree on Nothing

Subtitle: How the Reverend Doctor James Calvin Davis Saved My Life

It’s no secret I’ve been struggling mightily with the lack of coherence around economic health policy in this town. 721 more words

Middlebury VT

Matching grad student skills with regional business needs

Business development, market research, product improvement—these are all top-of-mind for small- and medium-sized businesses looking to grow. And for a few of these businesses, they’re also where teams of University of Minnesota graduate students are lending a hand. 594 more words

Breakthroughs