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How Labor Standards Can Be Good for Growth - HBR
On the day of President Obama’s speech, Nike put out a statement that it “fully supports the inclusion of strong labor provisions” in the TPP because they “create economic growth that benefits everyone.” This is not a common view among trade economists or policy-makers.
this-week-351  Around-the-web  matt  obama  labor  workplace  manufacturing 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Saft : manufacturing plant in Jacksonville draws attention from Governor Scott to President Obama - 4-Traders
It was soon revealed that the company was Saft, a French firm that wanted to build a plant to make lithium-ion batteries. But it was reported that the deal hinged on Saft getting a grant of close to $100 million from the federal government.
this-week-343  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  Florida  south-atlantic  obama  jacksonville  jobs  taxes-incentives  location-USA  FDI  france 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
State of the Union Conundrum: Can Obama take Credit for Economy? - LA Times
President Obama will lay out an ambitious vision Tuesday for government's role in American life, from such everyday concerns as how to pay for mortgages, tuition and doctors' bills to broader issues including the climate and national security
this-week-289  around-the-web  matt  manufacturing  obama  economy 
january 2015 by areadevelopment
Obama Hits at Companies Moving Overseas to Avoid Taxes - The Washington Post
The Obama administration took action Monday to discourage corporations from moving their headquarters abroad to avoid U.S. taxes, announcing new rules designed to make such transactions significantly less profitable.
this-week-278  around-the-web  matt  headquarters  site-selection  taxes-incentives  obama  government-policy  economic-development  offshoring  reshoring 
september 2014 by areadevelopment
Obama Pledges To Build Up U.S. Manufacturing - Manufacturing Business Technology
Surrounded by an array of gadgets and high tech equipment, President Barack Obama pledged to boost American manufacturing and to give entrepreneurs greater access to production tools that would help bring their ideas to fruition.
this-week-267  around-the-web  matt  manufacturing  u.s.-manufacturing  obama  entrepreneurship 
june 2014 by areadevelopment
Obama Administration Designates the First 12 Manufacturing Communities through the Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership - The White House
America’s middle class was built on the strength of our manufacturing sector. Today, five years after we pulled our economy back from the brink of collapse, manufacturers have created 647,000 jobs.
this-week-264  around-the-web  matt  obama  manufacturing  u.s.-manufacturing  economic-development 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
U.S. Passes China To Become Most Favored Destination For Foreign Investment, But Washington Could Imperil That - Forbes
For the first time since China took the lead from the U.S. in 2002, the Index revealed that foreign investors now consider the U.S. the world’s most attractive destination for future investment opportunities.
around-the-web  matt  location-usa  fdi  china  Washington-DC  obama  this-week-252 
march 2014 by areadevelopment
$140M Prize: State wins Manufacturing Institute; Will be Built in Canton - Detroit Free Press
A Michigan-based consortium of businesses, universities and other organizations has won a $140-million competition to become one of the first three manufacturing innovation institutes in the nation, the White House announced Saturday.
this-week-251  around-the-web  matt  manufacturing  innovation  detroit  michigan  manufacturing-Institute  obama 
february 2014 by areadevelopment
Obama to Announce NCSU Will House New Research Consortium -
President Barack Obama will announce Wednesday that N.C. State University will be home to a $140 million consortium of companies and universities that will develop the next generation of energy-efficient electronic chips and devices.
around-the-web  matt  north-carolina  electronics-industry  energy-efficiency  economic-development  manufacturing  obama 
january 2014 by areadevelopment
President Obama Advocates for Strength in US Manufacturing - IndustryWeek
President Barack Obama called for more success stories in U.S. manufacturing like ArcelorMittal's Cleveland facility, which shut down in 2009 and now is the most productive mill in the country.
this-week-239  around-the-web  matt  obama  manufacturing  u.s.-manufacturing  economic-development  site-selection  jobs 
november 2013 by areadevelopment
U.S. to Redouble Efforts to Attract Foreign Direct Investment - WSJ
U.S. embassies around the world will soon be spearheading the effort to attract foreign investors as the Obama administration looks for new ways to energize the U.S. economy.
this-week-236  fdi  around-the-web  economic-development  site-selection  foreign-direct-investment  matt  obama 
october 2013 by areadevelopment
Immigration Reform Would Impact Manufacturers - Area Development Online
Comprehensive immigration reform is one of the top priorities of the Obama administration. This includes reforms that will keep highly skilled workers in the United States, as well as the creation of a new system to bring skilled workers into the country when Americans aren’t available to fill jobs.
immigration-reform  manufacturing  jobs  immigration  workforce  economic-development  obama 
may 2013 by areadevelopment
Obama Administration Launches Competition for Three New Manufacturing Innovation Institutes - The White House
The Obama Administration today announced that it is launching competitions to create three new manufacturing innovation institutes with a Federal commitment of $200 million across five Federal agencies – Defense, Energy, Commerce, NASA, and the National Science Foundation.
aerospace  manufacturing  defense  jobs  matt  white-house  government-policy  u.s.-manufacturing  around-the-web  3d-printing  additive-manufacturing  innovation  obama  energy  this-week-214 
may 2013 by areadevelopment
What the U.S. Economy Needs More Than Manufacturing - Harvard Business Review
President Obama emphasized reinvigorating American manufacturing in his State of the Union address, as well as boosting American exports. What do you make of his proposal?
manufacturing  exports  sotu  around-the-web  state-of-union  this-week-203  taxes-incentives  infrastructure  matt  obama  innovation 
february 2013 by areadevelopment
Bruce Katz and Peter Hamp: The U.S. Must "Race to the Shop" to Spur Economic Growth - Ideas Lab
The vice president of the Brookings Institution, along with a policy analyst, outline investment opportunities for the American economy as the President embarks on his annual address to the nation.
brookings  manufacturing  workforce-development  around-the-web  skills-gap  this-week-202  obama 
february 2013 by areadevelopment
Unions: Flailing in D.C. and making enemies on Main Street -
Not even the most union-friendly President in three decades can soften this harsh political terrain — a problem sure to vex his 2012 re-election bid.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-120  labor  government-policy  unions  obama 
march 2011 by areadevelopment
Obama Backs Easing Health Law Rules for States -
Seeking to appease disgruntled governors, President Obama announced Monday that he supported amending the 2010 health care law to allow states to opt out of its most burdensome requirements three years earlier than currently permitted.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-118  healthcare  government-policy  economics  obama 
february 2011 by areadevelopment
Companies Sink Billions More Into Stock Buybacks Than Into R&D Or Jobs - Manufacturing & Technology News
President Obama on February 7 told the U.S. Chamber of Commerce that its members should "get off the sidelines" and invest the "nearly $2 trillion" in cash he described as currently "sitting on their balance sheets." But if large U.S. firms' actions in recent decades are any indication, their executives are far more likely to use that cash to buy back their companies' own stock than they are to spend it on new hires, plant and equipment or R&D.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-117  labor  government-policy  obama 
february 2011 by areadevelopment
Obama’s Fruitcake and the Truth About Business Taxes - TaxVox
In his speech yesterday to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, President Obama doubtless pleased many in his audience by repeating the business community’s favorite mantra about U.S. taxes: “Another barrier government can remove,“ he said, “is a burdensome corporate tax code with one of the highest rates in the world.”
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-115  obama  taxes-incentives  economic-recovery  economics  government-policy  economy 
february 2011 by areadevelopment
Looking For Jobs In All The Wrong Places: Memo To The President, From Hank Nothhaft, CEO Of Tessera Technologies & David Kline
Dear Mr. President: Your State of the Union address offered hope to a nation made weary by an economy stubbornly resistant to job growth. But I must take issue with your claim that "None of us can predict with any certainty...where the new jobs will come from." Actually, we can.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-115  labor  government-policy  obama  startup  jobs  economy  economic-recovery  economics 
february 2011 by areadevelopment
Winning the future through innovation - Yahoo! News
As President Obama described in his State of the Union Address, to win the future we must harness this inherent capacity for ingenuity in the American people, driving a wave of innovation that maintains America's leadership in a rapidly changing, increasingly competitive world.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-115  government-policy  innovation  obama  economy 
february 2011 by areadevelopment
Obama to meet with 20 CEOs on economic issues -
President Obama said Wednesday that a meeting with 20 CEOs will help "find new ways to spur hiring, put Americans back to work and move our economy forward."
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-110  obama  government-policy  executive  labor  economic-recovery  economy 
december 2010 by areadevelopment

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