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The D.C. Council's economic development committee voted Thursday to strip millions of dollars from a major Capitol Riverfront project in favor of three projects in the committee chair's ward.
The Gray administration has tapped Janice Posey, an economic development consultant, to spend a year talking to health care and educational leaders about their long-term growth needs.
A geologist walks the field's of a Southside Virginia farm and a shrieking Geiger counter illustrates what hundreds of jobs sound like - jobs that could be the salvation of this economically depressed area or spell its ruin.
A new Costco store will open in the District in the next few weeks, bringing much needed jobs and low food prices to a neighborhood that has lacked retail service for years.
The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority worked with 33 businesses in the second quarter that are expected to add nearly 800 jobs in the county.
One change gives small-business owners a payment plan option for water and sewer fees Another reduces the same fees for businesses that get LEED certification and reduce energy use.
Gov. Bob McDonnell plans to travel to Ireland and England to boost Virginia trade.
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The region needs to know and its competitive advantage over other major metropolitan areas to attract businesses. Stephen Fuller, director of the Center for Regional Analysis at George Mason University, says businesses want to locate in areas that have access to public transit.
Officials in Prince George's County are providing information this week on a $50 million economic development incentive fund.
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