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renewable energy

Hannaford Supermarkets Says It Will Fully Transition to Renewable Energy by 2024

Hannaford Supermarkets, which operates 184 stores in five Northeast states, has said it plans to be fully powered by renewable energy by 2024, reports...

logistics

MO: Kansas City Region Continues as a Top U.S. Logistics Hub with Record Industrial Development

The value of global trade reached a record level of $28.5 trillion in 2021, a 25% increase compared to 2020 and 13% higher than in 2019, resulting in ...

business

EXIM Bank Approves 'Make More in America' Initiative; Financing Opportunities Available

Last week, the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM Bank) Board of Directors unanimously voted to approve the Make More in America Initiative...

business

TX: TexAmericas Center Recognized for Outstanding Budget Presentation

TexAmericas Center (TAC) recently announced its budget for the 2022 fiscal year has been awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award by the Go...

economic development

GA: Georgia Economic Development Surpasses 2021 FY Totals, with $13B in Investment, 35K Jobs

Economic development projects in Georgia have surpassed 2021 fiscal year-end totals with over 35,000 new jobs and almost $13 billion in investments.

workforce

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall to 166K, Lowest Level Since 1968

New weekly claims for unemployment insurance fell to the lowest level since 1968 at the end of March, according to data released April 7 by the Labor ...

logistics

Walmart to Raise Pay for Its Long-Haul Truckers; First-Year Drivers Could Make Up to $110,000

Walmart says it is raising pay for long-haul truck drivers. The company, one of the few retail chains that runs its own trucking fleet, says it's rais...

industry

NH: New Hampshire’s 2021 Trade Exports Hit Record-Breaking $6.4 Billion Figures, Up 16.7% Since 2020

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, New Hampshire exports hit record-breaking figures of $6.4 billion last year, a 16.7% increase from 2020, announce...

job traininig

ASA Survey Says STEM Remains Top Career Choice Among Teens

American Student Assistance® (ASA), a national nonprofit changing the way middle and high schoolers learn about careers and navigate education-to-care...

transportation

Survey: 68% of Small Business Owners Say Gas Price Spikes Have Stymied Their Recovery 

Spikes in gas prices have already taken a toll on small business owners trying to bounce back from the pandemic, inflation, labor shortages, and other...