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Massachusetts Export Expo Examines Latest Tariff Policy and Export Sanctions

Nearly 300 trade professionals, business leaders and government officials attended Mass Export Center’s annual  Export Expo on December 13 at the Massachusetts Transportation Building in Boston to learn the latest news on exports, tariffs and policy issues. Massachusetts Export Director Paula Murphy said some of the hot button issues this […]

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Brand USA is Reauthorized through 2027

“Legislation reauthorizing Brand USA through Fiscal Year 2027 passed Congress with strong bipartisan support and was signed into law by the President,” according to a statement by Brand USA on December 20, 2019.  “We will continue to inspire international travel to the United States, which creates thousands of jobs and […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Releases “Partnerships for Growth” Economic Development Plan

Today, Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy, Representative Ann-Margaret Ferrante and members of the Economic Development Planning Council gathered in the Great Hall at the Massachusetts State House to officially release the economic development plan for the Commonwealth entitled Partnerships for Growth: […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces $2.5 Million for Advanced Manufacturing Training

Lt. Governor Karyn Polito joins students at Greater Lawrence Technical School on December 10, 2019 Today, Massachusetts announced $2.5 million toward the Advanced Manufacturing Training Program, which addresses the skills gap by creating a fully coordinated manufacturing training system to connect residents to full-time employment and meet the needs of […]

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Economic Assistance Coordinating Council Approves 6 EDIP Projects and Storefront Projects

Photo from Electro Magnetic Applications, Inc. (Pittsfield) Today, Massachusetts’ Economic Assistance Coordinating Council (EACC) approved six projects for participation in the Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP). These projects are expected to create 234 new jobs and retain 250 jobs throughout Massachusetts, while leveraging approximately $140 million in private investment. Five of these projects are located […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards $10+ Million for Dam and Seawall Projects in Massachusetts

Willet Pond Spillway (Photo courtesy of Neponset River Watershed Association) The Baker-Polito Administration today announced over $10.2 million in grants to assist communities in addressing deteriorating dams and coastal infrastructure. The awards, funded by the Governor’s annual capital budget, include engineering or construction phase support for seven dam repair projects, […]

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