- 64 businesses using NY clean energy training funds Updated: Apr-18-14 3:04 am
- Connecticut House OKs $400M in tax credits for UTC Updated: Apr-17-14 7:23 pm
- Environmental groups sue to stop Illiana Tollway Updated: Apr-17-14 6:49 pm
- Gaming commission rejects Cedar Rapids casino Updated: Apr-17-14 4:59 pm
- Wisconsin unemployment drops to 5.9 percent Updated: Apr-17-14 1:16 pm
- Auto company will expand operations in Michigan Updated: Apr-17-14 1:07 pm
- Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials Updated: Apr-17-14 10:55 am
- NY-based co. closing Syracuse-area lab in July Updated: Apr-17-14 7:55 am
- Shell holds meeting on Pennsylvania plant proposal Updated: Apr-16-14 6:26 pm
- Obama, Biden announce $600M for job grants Updated: Apr-16-14 5:54 pm
- Walker refuses to back down on jobs promise Updated: Apr-16-14 4:42 pm
- Unemployment rate steady; state adds 6,700 jobs Updated: Apr-16-14 2:14 pm
- Mentors help minority companies accelerate growth Updated: Apr-16-14 11:14 am
- US home building up in March after frigid winter Updated: Apr-16-14 9:20 am
- Sen. Markey to outline "business plan" for state Updated: Apr-16-14 3:37 am
- Prairie Sun Foods buys corn oil plant in Merrill Updated: Apr-15-14 6:37 pm
- Union fights push to hire private tax collectors Updated: Apr-15-14 3:22 pm
- Walker kicks off re-election campaign with rallies Updated: Apr-15-14 1:07 pm
- Iowa's popular governor suddenly put on defense Updated: Apr-14-14 12:53 pm
- US retail sales up strong 1.1 percent in March Updated: Apr-14-14 9:22 am
- USDA lending $8.5M to 2 Louisiana businesses Updated: Apr-14-14 8:59 am
- Tribe banks on syrup for sweet relief from poverty Updated: Apr-13-14 9:29 pm
- Iowa hires nearly 400 without advertising the jobs Updated: Apr-13-14 8:43 pm
- Gov. Malloy touts success of Conn. jobs program Updated: Apr-12-14 11:28 am
- NC farmers lead country on legal foreign workers Updated: Apr-12-14 10:49 am
ALBANY, New York - Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a state program designed to boost New York's green energy industry has helped 64 businesses.
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut's House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a deal to grant up to $400 million in tax credits to United Technologies Corp. if UTC makes up to $500 million in upgrades and expansion and hires more workers.
CHICAGO - Chicago environmental groups filed a lawsuit Thursday to stop the proposed $1.3 billion Illiana Tollway linking northern Illinois and northwestern Indiana, claiming the Illinois Department of Transportation doesn't have authority to develop it.
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa - The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission rejected a proposed $164 million Cedar Rapids casino Thursday, saying it would hurt existing casinos.
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin's unemployment is down to 5.9 percent, its lowest level since November 2008.
ORION TOWNSHIP, Michigan - An international automotive company is investing $15.3 million to expand its business in Oakland County.
Wisconsin State Journal, April 16
CICERO, New York - An Albany-based pharmaceutical company that's part of a $250 million economic development project in Buffalo is shutting down its Syracuse-area research center, eliminating 45 jobs.
ALIQUIPPA, Pennsylvania - A plan to build a huge new petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania is making progress, Shell Oil Co. officials said Wednesday - but there's still no guarantee the multi-billion dollar project will actually be constructed.
OAKDALE, Pennsylvania - Emphasizing skills training as key to a growing middle class, President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced $600 million in competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training and apprenticeship programs to help people land good-paying jobs.
MADISON, Wisconsin - Gov. Scott Walker isn't expected to fulfill his 2010 campaign promise to add 250,000 private sector jobs by next year in Wisconsin, but he said Wednesday that he doesn't think voters will hold it against him.
OLYMPIA, Washington - The state added an estimated 6,700 jobs in March and the unemployment rate is holding steady at 6.3 percent, according to a report released Wednesday by the state Employment Security Department.
NEW YORK - Mel Gravely says his construction company might not exist today if he didn't have mentors to guide it.
WASHINGTON - U.S home construction rose moderately in March as builders resumed work at the end of a frigid winter. But applications for building permits slid, clouding the outlook for future construction.
BOSTON - U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is planning to outline what he's calling his "Massachusetts Business Plan" during a speech in Boston on Wednesday.
MERRILL, Iowa - A company has purchased a former corn oil plant in northwest Iowa with the intention of starting it up again.
WASHINGTON - A public employees union is fighting a bipartisan effort in Congress to force the Internal Revenue Service to hire private contractors to collect some delinquent taxes.
DANE, Wisconsin - Republican Gov. Scott Walker, touting nearly $2 billion in tax cuts over the past three years and the addition of more than 100,000 jobs, officially launched his re-election campaign Tuesday with a series of rallies across Wisconsin.
DES MOINES, Iowa - In Terry Branstad's nearly 20 years as governor of Iowa, he has earned a reputation for steady management, frugality and a distinct absence of drama. Gray-haired, smiling and always attired in a crisp business suit, he's been a model of Midwestern stability and owner of a public approval rating over 60 percent.
WASHINGTON - U.S. retail sales in March rose by the largest amount in 18 months, led by strong gains in sales of autos, furniture and a number of other products.
NEW ORLEANS - The U.S. Department of Agriculture says its rural development program is lending $7.1 million to a New Orleans sausage maker and $1.3 million to a Bunkie senior care company.
PRENTISS TOWNSHIP, Maine - The members of the Passamaquoddy tribe have looked under their feet for a bottled water plant and have turned to the sky for a wind farm. But it's the forest that will be the first to deliver as the impoverished tribe seeks to become one of the biggest maple syrup operations in Maine.
DES MOINES, Iowa - At least 386 state employees have been hired by Gov. Terry Branstad's administration without advertising the positions, but this is not a new practice in Iowa.
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy is touting the success of a state program that promotes job creation by providing wage subsidies and training grants to small businesses.
As a push to change U.S. immigration laws stalls, North Carolina farmers have proven adept at legally bringing thousands of temporary agricultural laborers into the United States using a specialized visa program.