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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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MASSECON ‘IMPACT’ AWARDS HONOR 15 MASSACHUSETTS COMPANIES

MassEcon recently honored 15 enterprising companies from across the commonwealth with its 16th Annual Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards, recognizing the outstanding contributions of investment, job growth, facility expansion, and community involvement in the Bay State. Tanglewood, located in Lenox, Massachusetts, also received a Community Impact Award for its Linde […]

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Massachusetts Companies Receive STEP Grants to Marketing Products Abroad

The Baker-Polito Administration announced that forty-two small businesses across Massachusetts are receiving State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) grants to help them promote their products in the global marketplace. Coordinated by the Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment (MOITI) and Massachusetts Small Business Development Center/ Massachusetts Export Center, the STEP […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Over $5.2 Million in New Advanced Manufacturing Awards

The Baker-Polito Administration announced two new grants totaling over $5.2 million from the Massachusetts Manufacturing Innovation Initiative (M2I2) to support the development of new advanced manufacturing technologies across the state. Lt. Governor Karyn Polito announced the new funding at an event hosted at the Dana Mohler-Faria Science and Mathematics Center […]

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