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Workforce board directs an extra $2.3 million into popular jobs program
As the new management of Workforce Central Florida tries to repair the agency’s damaged reputation, officials are on the lookout for opportunities to highlight those programs that provide direct help to people who are unemployed. Monday, board members voted to channel an extra $2.3 million into a popular program that had become a victim of its own success. Orlando Sentinel
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USF faces 60 percent cut in state funding
University of South Florida officials pledged during an emergency meeting Monday to fight the potential loss of $104 million in state funding, an unprecedented 60 percent reduction. Sarasota Herald Tribune
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Florida lawmakers' ethics bill fails amid complaints it was media-driven
TALLAHASSEE — Complaining about the media and ban on gifts from lobbyists, a Senate panel Tuesday shot down a bill that would have prohibited future lawmakers from also holding jobs or contracts with state colleges and universities. The legislation, SB 1560, made a range of changes to Florida's ethics laws prompted by a scathing 2010 grand jury report on public corruption. But the most contentious change was a ban on university or college employment. Orlando Sentinel
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UIW to build new fencing complex in San Antonio
The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) says it plans to build a new multimillion-dollar Fencing and International Sports Center on the campus of St. Anthony Catholic High School , which is owned and operated by UIW. San Antonio Business Journal
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SB&D visits eight states in the Fall 2011 quarter
SB&D had a busy fall quarter, visiting seven states in the South and one state outside the South. Those states were: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina and Virginia. We would like to thank all of the three dozen or so organizations that we paid a visit to from September to December. Southern Business & Development
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Chicago firm to hire 60-70 construction workers in Orlando
A Chicago telecom industry service provider and construction firm is expanding into Florida, bringing with it 4G technology and about 250 jobs, including 60-70 positions in the Orlando area. Orlando Business Journal
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Tennesseans pay highest sales tax in the U.S., report shows
Tennesseans pay more in combined state and local sales taxes than any other state in America, the non-partisan Tax Foundation reported today. Memphis Business Journal
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Florida ranks No. 1 for mortgage delinquency rates
Florida topped the list of states with the highest mortgage delinquency rates, ending at 14.27 percent in the fourth quarter of 2011, a TransUnion analysis found. Jacksonville Business Journal
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Jill Biden to visit Greensboro in push for job skills training
Jill Biden, the wife of Vice President Joe Biden, will be in Greensboro later this month as part of the Obama administration’s effort to highlight innovative partnerships with community colleges. The Business Journal
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CreditSights: Bank of America, Wells Fargo could face debt downgrade
Independent research service CreditSights says Bank of America, Wells Fargo and other major banks could see their debt ratings downgraded. Charlotte Business Journal
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Features & Opinion

 Top Ten Places in the South for Relocating California Companies

Reshoring manufacturing capacity from primarily Asia to the South and Mexico is now a common thing to do and it's all about money. When China joined the World Trade Organization in 2001, the average manufacturing wage in China's Pearl River Delta (PRD) was about 58 cents an hour.

 Randle Report - Business News in the South

 FEATURE  
By Dr. Glen Fenter
Desperation sometimes masks itself in acceptance. Such was the case for Takelia Carter of Marion, Ark. For Carter, the mother of six school-age children in a low paying job, desperation was normative existence. This was her life in Crittenden County, Ark., deep in the Delta where unfortunately one in four families lives well below the poverty level.
 

 Business News in the South - Randle Report

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By Mike Randle
There are numerous factors driving the new industrial revolution in the South. And it is a revolution, as this manufacturing surge that began in 2007 continues to break records year after year in the total number of large, capital intensive projects. One factor, of course, is that reshoring of facilities back to the U.S. continues to grow each year.
 
 Nashville Mayour Karl Dean

We try to change up the categories in our annual Ten Top 10s section, but we always include the "Ten People Who Made a Difference" category. This year though, we are honoring 12 and you will learn why by reading about this group of folks who have made a difference in the South. Here is our annual list that includes executives, economic developers and politicians who have made a difference in the South's economy.


 


 

 

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