Tweets of the Week Roughly half of all dollars California spends on infrastructure goes to debt service rather than to construction costs. Dane Carlson 22 March 2021 . 2 min read Roughly half of all dollars California spends on infrastructure goes to debt service rather than to construction costs.🤔🤔🤔https://t.co/WZSlC0jM0G— Michael Hendrix (@michael_hendrix) March 15, 2021 Geraldine Gambale, longtime Editor of Area Development, does a great job summarizing findings here. Always a pleasure participating in her magazine’s annual corporate site selection survey. https://t.co/G91j88jzxR— The Boyd Co., Inc. (@TheBoydCompany) March 19, 2021 .@NC_Governor announced @FujifilmDiosyn, a world leading CDMO, will create 725 jobs with a $2 billion investment to build North America's largest end-to-end #biopharm manufacturing facility in @ToHollySprings. #EconDev #mfghttps://t.co/gvScQA7Yzo pic.twitter.com/cVdU6szxZu— N.C. Commerce (@NCCommerce) March 18, 2021 This is a historic day for Wake County, the region, and the state. @FujifilmDiosyn announces the largest life science #econdev announcement in NC in terms of capital investment. @raleighwake @Wakegov @ToHollySprings @NCcommerce @beincarolina @AColeGRCC @asherrillcagle pic.twitter.com/MKLMFMnb0V— Raleigh Chamber (@raleighchamber) March 18, 2021 Great TX #econdev pros (& mentors) talking "Big Projects in Big Metros" w/ @TexasEDC. S/O to my team leader, Michele Boggs, for representing #SATX + @navistar's impact on our economy/industries. Takeaway: We're in the long-game...based on relationships. #automotive #manufacturing pic.twitter.com/3fzOvQZdOV— Ashley Gossen (@ashleygossen) March 17, 2021 Congratulations to the 2021 winners of the #EconDev40Under40 Awards! 🎉 Your leadership, dedication and innovation provide an inspiration for the whole industry.Check out this year's class of rising stars in #econdev 👉 https://t.co/ocVVThrJqS— DCI (@AboutDCI) March 17, 2021 Great news for @LionElectricCo and the province of #Quebec #Innovation #Battery #EconDev #EV https://t.co/cVl4dhiqq5— Daniel Silverman (@SilvermanDan) March 15, 2021 Ground broken for new National Weather Service building in the West Virginia Regional Technology Park in South Charleston #WestVirginia #Science @NWS @WVRTP #OpportunityMoveWV and #EconDev in #YesWV @wvdevo @daily304 https://t.co/zyry4Xy34C pic.twitter.com/SoMyVmUSxN— MikeRGraneyWV (@MikeGraneyWV) March 14, 2021 ‼️ We're hiring! Come work with me and the growing @BECMAinc team as Manager of the Black Mass. Coalition. Learn more and apply now: https://t.co/4wvQIAj9Jj #mapoli #bospoli #blacklivesmatter #justice #equity #econdev pic.twitter.com/3PvUwd9e5u— Samuel M. Gebru (@SMGebru) March 12, 2021 At the start of my campaign, Cuomo's top aid Joe Percoco was found guilty of accepting bribes from companies w business before the state.Later in July, Cuomo's economic development czar was found guilty of bid-rigging that benefited Cuomo's donors & campaign coffers. Watch: https://t.co/TTogU1699J— Cynthia Nixon (@CynthiaNixon) March 19, 2021 I simply love to help local communities improve through economic development— Tarence Ray (@tarenceray) March 18, 2021 Something I’m thinking about — a key to local economic development in cities in recent decades has been attracting employers by being attractive to employees — quality of life, good walking, biking & public transit, affordability, etc. Good city-building & econ dev aligned. 1/2— Brent Toderian (@BrentToderian) March 18, 2021 People who do the “why do you tweet about THIS thing rather than this other MORE IMPORTANT thing?” routine generally turn out not to have feeds that are full of content on economic development and public health in the world’s poorest countries.— Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias) March 10, 2021 Tweets of the Week Dane Carlson Founder/Host of Econ Dev Show. By day: Director of Economic Development for Galveston County. Previously: Founded, ran and sold the world's first blog network for entrepreneurs. Econ Dev Show Newsletter Join the newsletter to receive the latest weekly updates in your inbox. Your email address Subscribe Please check your inbox and click the link to confirm your subscription. Please enter a valid email address! An error occurred, please try again later.