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WVMA Media Minute

Media Minute— a weekly dispatch of local, national and world news impacting West Virginia’s manufacturing industry.

West Virginia

WV businessman meets with Trump
Huntington Herald Dispatch

Joe Eddy of Eagle Manufacturing Co. in Wellsburg, Brooke County, said the discussion included excessive, unbalanced regulations that are harmful to ..

Trump hosts local manufacturing owner at White House
Dayton Daily News

Staub, 47, participated in a “listening session” for small manufacturers held by inviting members of the National Association of Manufacturers.

House Moving Forward with Sales Tax Changes
West Virginia Public Broadcasting

“One of the things that we learned in tax reform that we've been studying for ... “West Virginia's tax structure is pushing jobs and people away from this state. ... He said the amendment only increases taxes on West Virginia consumers ...

House takes final crack at tax reform
The Dominion Post

CHARLESTON — Various tax reform bills have hit brick walls of opposition this ... permission from The West Virginia Newspaper Publishing Co.

Tax reform package needs more thorough review
Beckley Register-Herald

In the midst of West Virginia's always chaotic legislative session, lawmakers have decided to have a philosophical debate about tax reform. Last week ...

Senate Votes to Override Right to Work Fix
West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Justice noted in his veto message that lawmakers should wait for a final decision from the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals before changing ...

West Virginia governor vetoes legislation clarifying right-to-work law

[JURIST] West Virginia Governor Jim Justice [official profile] on Tuesday vetoed [press release] Senate Bill 330 [text], an attempt to clarify the ...

United States

Jobs departing US for Mexico again
The Ledger

DALLAS — After Donald Trump's election, the flow of manufacturers setting up shop south of the border dwindled to a trickle. Ford Motor Co. and ...

CSX recognizes 71 customers for safe hazmat practices
Progressive Rail Roading

CSX Corp. has presented 71 customers its annual Chemical Safety Award for their commitment to the safe transportation of hazardous materials, the ...

U.S. manufacturing activity pulls back from 2-1/2-year high

Factory activity index eases off 2-1/2-year high in March * Manufacturing employment gauge highest since 2011 * Construction spending rises 0.8 ...

Manufacturing in U.S. Kept Expanding at Robust Pace in March

President Donald Trump on Friday touted a National Association of Manufacturers survey showing optimism among members was at a 20-year high.

US Senate creates chemistry caucus
Chemistry World (subscription)

The House of Representatives launched its own chemistry caucus in ... Calvin Dooley, the American Chemistry Council's president and CEO, said ...

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