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FL: St. Lucie County Expands the County's Foreign Trade Zone

The International Trade Association recently announced that St. Lucie County’s Foreign Trade Zone #218 has been approved for reorganization.

business

WI: Greater Milwaukee Urban League Honors WEDC

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) was honored with two awards from the Greater Milwaukee Urban League (GMUL) recently.

industry

Survey: 65% of Small Businesses Can't Find Workers, Up 5% From Jan.

Alignable's March Labor Shortage Poll shows that it's growing more difficult for many small business employers to find the right workers, which impair...

Logistics and distribution

AAPA Continues Advancement of Upskilling Programs for Port Professionals

AAPA has hired Shannon McLeod as the new Director of Professional & Workforce Development.

technology

MS: Mississippi Awarded $32.7M for Broadband Infrastructure Expansion

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration awarded nearly $32.7 million to the State of Mississippi for broadband infrastructure. ...

workforce

Greenwald Releases New Research on Attitudes, Motivation of Job-Seekers

New Research Reveals Job-Seekers in Search of Higher Pay, Work-Life Balance, and Emerging Benefits Amid the Great Resignation

ports

White House Senior Advisor Landrieu to Speak at AAPA Summit

White House Senior Advisor for Infrastructure Implementation Mitch Landrieu will speak at the 2022 AAPA Legislative Summit: Now We Build!

manufacturing

KS: Kansas Business Honored for National Economic Development Award

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly applauded Hill's Pet Nutrition and the Kansas Department of Commerce for being nationally recognized with a Business Facilitie...

workforce

Salary.com Survey: 52% of Orgs Planning More $$ for Merit Increases in 2022

Half of organizations (52 percent) in Salary.com's Annual Pay Practices and Compensation Strategy Survey are increasing funding for merit increases.

equipment

Equipment Finance Industry Confidence Slips Slightly in February

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation released the February 2022 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) last week.