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Leaders in business and government say that caps on visas are chasing away workers who are essential to the economic development of California—and the nation.


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Leaders in business and government say that caps on visas are chasing away workers who are essential to the economic development of California—and the nation.

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California Seeks Immigration Reform to Spur Economic Growth

Leaders in business and government say that caps on visas are chasing away workers who are essential to the economic development of California—and the nation.

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Virginia’s VITAL Signs

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New Center Will Propel Ontario’s Automotive Future

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Green with Energy

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Legislation Spurring Innovation in Kentucky

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Indiana: Sending Tech Messages

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Wyoming Corporate Moves

  Allstate Ensures Cheyenne’s Growth In December, Allstate opened an office in Cheyenne, WY to expand and improve its insurance claims service to customers. The Allstate...

Texas Corporate Moves

  Orgill Opens Number Six in Kilgore In the first quarter of 2008, Orgill, Inc. plans to open its 530,000-square-foot distribution center in Kilgore, TX, 120...

New Workforce Priorities

This month, the Expert answers questions concerning the value that employees place on a location's quality of life.

60 Seconds with Ezra Green, CEO of Clear Skies Holdings, Inc.

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2008: A Year for Enhancements

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2007 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards

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2007 State of the Year Award

Our newest competition singles out the state with the most economically significant relocation and expansion projects of the year.

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