Governor Beebe Hops To Europe In A Mission to Bring Businesses to Arkansas


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Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe, along with Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC), visits Europe with a goal: to attract international businesses and bring them to Arkansas.

According to AEDC's Grant Tennille, "We are looking to attract new investment into Arkansas by companies around the world. We are also taking Arkansas companies that are servicing the industries right now and are trying to help them get new contracts and grow their business."

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