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SBA Awards $197,500 to Help Companies Expand Trade Abroad
The Small Business Administration (SBA) has awarded $197,500 in federal funds to the New Mexico Economic Development Department's Office of International Trade to support with the expansion of...more



Roles of Investors Play in the Case of Cleveland
An Urban Institute paper looks into the practices of investors who bought 1-3 family residential real estate in Cuyahoga County, Ohio from financial institutions that secured property following...more

Canadian Gas Association Reports Federal Budget Initiative to Drive Economic Growth
The Canadian Gas Association (CGA) reports that the currently announced federal budget initiatives will provide support for Canada's economic growth. The initiatives include investing in...more

Self-Employment is Key to Economic Development
With youth unemployment on the rise, many young people are taking the alternative route to seeking employment, such as starting their own business. To break down some of the barriers that stop...more

Student Innovators Take Part in Southshire Challenge
In its first year, the Southshire Challenge is a new initiative where local businesses or government organizations presented students in grades K-12 with a challenge. Participating schools that...more

Lewis: Wyoming Is Set for Economic Development
Rex Lewis, Puma Steel president and co-chair of the Wyoming Business Council Board of Directors, claims that Wyoming has a place in economic development. Over the years, the Wyoming Business...more

Local Housing Agencies Receive Federal Funding to Fight Homelessness
A federal funding valued over $181,780 will be awarded to local housing agencies to help homeless families and individuals get housing support and shelter. The federal funds come from the United...more

California Development Initiative to Serve as Haven for Homeless Female Veterans
Volunteers of America are working to develop a complex geared for homeless female veterans, their children and families. The complex, which is sitting atop on a hill overlooking a butterfly...more




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