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Economic Development and Developers in the News # 156

Econ dev news from 56 economic development executives and organizations in 15 states.

Dane Carlson
Dane Carlson
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Economic Development and Developers in the News # 156

Welcome to the 154th weekly edition of Economic Development and Developers in the News.

Today's issue contains news from 56 economic development executives and organizations in 15 states.

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Alabama

Alabama has been awarded a Silver Shovel Award from national business publication Area Development, honoring another billion-dollar year of economic development project announcements in 2023.

Unite Inc. has been awarded a $2.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to enhance postsecondary education and economic development in rural Alabama.

Alaska

The Kenai Peninsula Economic Development District is asking for feedback on an update to their comprehensive economic development strategy for the Kenai Peninsula that outlines long-term economic priorities and helps secure federal funding for borough projects and initiatives . (Cassidi Cameron, Executive Director)

California

As part of the continued effort of the California Jobs First initiative, the state is investing $17.5 million in innovative companies to bolster the economy and create more than 630 new jobs across California. (Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development, Dee Dee Myers)

Colorado

Derrek A. Jerred was hired as the new Economic Development Manager for Development and Redevelopment at City of Greeley.


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