CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Economic development bill passes
By Don Davis
Minnesota legislators voted to increase funding designed to produce jobs.
The House voted 73-59 for the jobs and economic development bill that for the next two years provides $100 milli... Posted on 5/16/13 at 10:09 PM
THE FLENSBURG FILES Annie's Kiosk Coming Soon to Schleswig Holstein
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REPRINT 1940: Highway Jobs
There were plenty of advertised construction projects in 1940.... Posted on 5/15/11 at 12:00 AM
STAFF BLOG THE FARM BLEAT Journalism, Jackson and jobs
The other day, someone asked me what time I usually went to work.
My reply: Whenever I get there.
He laughed and said something like, It must be nice to have a job like that.
I shrugged my shoulder... Posted on 1/29/11 at 12:48 AM
Poultry processor will open up more full-time positions
LUVERNE — Gold’n Plump Poultry will add 35 full-time positions and create a second shift at its facility in Luverne to accommodate a 50 percent production increase.
WASHINGTON — We’re nearly three years into the recession — and our economy still shows few signs of life. The Department of Labor just announced that the country shed 131,000 jobs in July. Unemployment now stands at 9.5 percent.
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota saw job gains for the second straight month, adding 5,600 jobs in May, while the unemployment rate dropped to a seasonally adjusted 7 percent, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.
GEORGE, Iowa — Aquatic center redevelopment projects in Sanborn and George are now slated to receive funds from the Culver/Judge I-JOBS initiative.
The Vision Iowa Board recently approved a total of $2.36 million in grants at their meeting in Grinnell.
ST. PAUL — Gov. Tim Pawlenty delivered equal amounts of patriotism and conservatism Thursday in his final State of the State speech.
The Republican governor and potential 2012 Republican presidential candidate began his 33-minute speech praising the Minnesota National Guard, and spent much of his time in the packed House chamber promoting tax cuts and other proposals that he said would help business hire more workers.
Our politics is becoming dominated by a four-letter word: jobs. Everyone from President Obama to the candidates for governor of Minnesota, and including the 201 legislators gathering for session on Thursday, will be describing their economic and budget ideas as a ‘job-creation,’ ‘jobs bills’ or, for ideas they don’t like, ‘job-killers.’
WORTHINGTON — Staff members from Al Franken’s office will meet with Worthington area residents at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the conference room at the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce to discuss “Cash for Jobs,” Franken’s newly introduced jobs creation bill.
ADRIAN — According to a news release from the United States Department of Agriculture, the City of Adrian is one of 44 recipients to receive a grant for the purpose of creating jobs by starting or expanding businesses in rural communities.
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