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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

Mark Sadd: The art of politics and policy (Daily Mail)
Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

Do the hard and necessary work and then get out. Time and again, West Virginia has followed politics down blind alleys to little good. Party loyalty has ...

Letter: Capito can still make the right decision on health care (Gazette)
Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

But it is not too late to encourage her tendency to work for the people of West Virginia and America. My dad, who was born and raised in West Virginia, ...

Hino celebrates 10-year manufacturing anniversary
Fleet Equipment Magazine

The Hino Motors Manufacturing facility in Williamstown, W.V., has celebrated its tenth anniversary of medium-duty truck production. This 245,000-sq. ft.

Republicans Divided On West Virginia Gov's Plan To Subsidize Appalachian Coal
The Daily Caller

Republicans Divided On West Virginia Gov's Plan To Subsidize ... Western state Republicans have already come out against West Virginia Gov. ... wanting to avoid another wedge issue amid debates over health care and tax reform.

Daily Mail editorial: What is Hino Motors doing right?
Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

Like many West Virginia employers, times have been tough for Hino Motor Manufacturing since it opened its Wood County truck assembly plant in ...

Trump on board with coal subsidy, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice says
Washington Examiner

Trump on board with coal subsidy, West Virginia Gov. ... The governor of West Virginia is pitching the idea of federal coal subsidies to President ... and expected to be taken up in a tax reform bill, seeks to provide subsidies for coal ...

Women ready for manufacturing careers
Huntington Herald Dispatch

"RCBI is excited to partner on this fast start to prepare women for rewarding, manufacturing jobs right here in West Virginia," said Charlotte Weber, .

Development: Hino's success a model for West Virginia
Parkersburg News

West Virginia is ready to welcome companies into their communities; willing and able to provide the kind of ready-to-learn, ready-to-work employees ...

United States

Who's on and off Trump's manufacturing council? Here's the list.

Several members of President Trump's manufacturing jobs council resigned following what was widely considered an inadequate response from the ...

Manufacturing jobs opening in US, are workers qualified?
Fox Business

$13 billion incentives package for Taiwanese manufacturing giant ... new manufacturing plant highlights the paradox of manufacturing jobs in 2017.

Trump hits back at the CEOs who quit his manufacturing panel
The Boston Globe

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday ripped into the four business leaders who resigned from his White House jobs panel — the ...

High-tech US plants offer jobs even as the laid-off struggle
Fox Business

This is the paradox of American manufacturing jobs in 2017. Donald Trump won the presidency in great measure because he pledged to stop ...

Want a high-paying job? Look for a spot on the assembly line
Fort Worth Star Telegram

But after stints at Pier 1 Imports and Kroger, Rucks decided to try a job in manufacturing, working for Klein Tools in Mansfield. Now, after two years of ...

US Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces New Tax Reform Legislation forManufacturers
urbanmilwaukee (press release)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin today announced new tax reform legislation to support manufacturers and promote investments ...

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