A divided state Legislature puts aside partisan bickering and comes together in a special one-day session to pass a much-needed job-creating measure.
The appliance giant's Fort Smith, AR plant will close by mid-2012 as part of a companywide consolidation that will reduce Whirlpool's global workforce by nearly 10 percent.
The California Supreme Court has set a Nov. 10 hearing on a lawsuit challenging the state's plan to eliminate redevelopment agencies if they do not submit a $1.7-billion budget payment.
The NJ governor's growth strategy targets six sectors, seeks to prevent "haphazard" sprawl in the state's dwindling rural areas and creates a new Garden State Fund to support development.
Drew Industries says Goshen and Middlebury have been chosen as the sites for an expansion of Indiana operations by its two subsidiaries.
The $300-million PrimeStar Solar thin-film manufacturing facility will open next year and employ 355 workers.
In addition to the new diagnostic facility, which will create 242 jobs, the company will invest $18.7 million in the NC Biotechnology Center.
The distribution center in Kernersville, NC can process up to 45,000 packages per hour at full capacity, employing 550 workers.
GM is considering expanding the plant by 500,000 square feet, which could bring the total number of new jobs at the Missouri facility to 1,850.