How States Lure the Big Fish
15 Mar 2022
Governors Greg Abbott of Texas and Laura Kelly of Kansas are covered extensively in this issue as the winners of the 2021 Governors’ Cups — the former for total qualified capital investment projects last year and the latter for total per capita projects. The governors of the other ranking states in these facilities races also deserve recognition. All governors are their states’ main salesmen and women when it comes to landing the transformative projects that add billions of dollars to their economies and create hundreds or thousands of jobs.
The Rise of the Silicon HeartlandMar 14 2022
The ink on Intel’s $20 billion investment deal in Ohio was barely dry in January when experts started weighing in on the long-term impact of the deal. Much of the analysis in the press centered on Ohio’s $2 billion incentives package for the $200 billion California-based company, but the...
AUSTIN, Texas — Texas started off strong in the first month of 2022 with gains of 29,000 total non-agricultural jobs in the first month of 2022, exceeding the previous record employment level set in December 2021 by reaching more than 13 million jobs, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday...
Why These Texans Joined the Great ResignationMar 10 2022
Whether you teach kids, tend bar, make sales calls, develop apps, or do whatever else for a living, you may have spent some period of the last two years considering doing something new. The COVID-19 pandemic rewired the way many of us think about the relationship between our careers and...