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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

Justice 'celebrates' new revenue numbers
West Virginia MetroNews

... nation and on West Virginia and on tax reform has not had a positive impact ... By all markers, consumer sales tax, personal income tax, prior year's ...

State revenue collections continue to surge
Beckley Register-Herald

In the first month of the new fiscal year, which began July 1, General ... this nation and on West Virginia and on tax reform has not had a positive impact ...

Revitalizing American manufacturing
Supply Chain Management Review

While we certainly made trips to industrial parks in large cities like ... small towns and cities in rural areas, places like Steubenville, West Virginia, ... But tourism jobs don't pay like manufacturing, or at least like manufacturing used to.

Natural gas called 'best hope' for West Virginia at summer meeting of Independent Oil and Gas ...
West Virginia MetroNews

The Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia is a not-for-profit corporation representing natural gas and oil drilling and production ...

Times are changing for West Virginia's economy
Parkersburg News

Coupled with our President's bold tax cuts and regulation reforms, the West Virginia legislature's own economic reforms blend in perfect harmony with ...

Steve Roberts: Optimism abounds for upcoming W.Va. Chamber annual meeting (Daily Mail Opinion)
Charleston Gazette-Mail

Employment, wages and tax collections have increased in West Virginia. ... in education, finance, trade, energy productionmanufacturing, services, ...

United States

Job gains for the manufacturing industry in the last 12 months are the most since 1995

... to deliver for America's manufacturing workers," Carolyn Lee, executive director of the National Association of ManufacturersManufacturing Institute ...

US adds 157000 jobs in July; unemployment rate at 3.9%
Tire Business

Goods-producing sectors added 42,000 jobs, including 23,000 in ... The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), citing its Monthly Jobs ...

Manufacturers Increase Efforts to Woo Workers to Rural Areas
New York Times

The component manufacturer, with about 550 employees, is facing a ... Institute, a nonprofit affiliate of the National Association of Manufacturers.

The Best Jobs Without a Bachelor's Degree in Every State

The largest employer in Washington is a major manufacturer: the giant ... Virginia's best jobs not requiring a bachelor's degree are in management ...

US factories grew at a slower pace in July
Washington Post

The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing ... the ISM index “was still quite strong, despite continued angst about trade policy.”.

National Association of Manufacturers' Chairman: Industry Is In A Trump-Boom Renaissance
Chief Executive Group

The Trump boom and tax cuts are working out for American manufacturers exactly in the way that factory CEOs hoped, planned – and worked hard ...

US Fed leaves interest rates unchanged amid trade concerns

Powell said concerns about the Trump administration's trade policy "may well" have an impact on U.S. wages and capital expenditures, though it ..

It's official: US-China tariffs will begin to hit plastics
Plastics News (blog)

The American Chemistry Council declined to comment on the latest USTR announcement, but it previously argued against it, estimating that the ...

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