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The proposed $4-billion, 3.8-million-square-foot facility would be built by a Malaysian conglomerate at the current site of Aqueduct racetrack in Queens.
The aerospace giant is moving the jobs to Puget Sound, WA in a decision that angered Kansas officials who had strongly supported the company’s effort to win a huge aerial tanker contract from the Pentagon.
In a sign that the recovery is picking up steam, employers added 200,000 jobs in December, bringing the national unemployment rate down to 8.5 percent.
In his State of the State address, Gov. Cuomo announced a multi-year package of incentives aimed at boosting job creation in Buffalo and replicating the success of a similar program in Albany.
The $12.9-million facility in Columbia City, IN, is expected to create up to 106 new jobs by 2014.
The company is investing $1 million in its aircraft maintenance and repair operation in Myrtle Beach, creating 150 jobs.