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Three projects across Virginia are sharing $200,000 in funding through a program that promotes regional economic collaboration in economically-distressed areas.
The Virginia Chamber of Commerce has presented its economic development and business leadership ideas to the incoming governor, including preserving military assets based in the state.
In a WTOP interview in 2010, Vince Gray, as mayor-elect, was definitive about the wages Wal-mart should pay. Now, with the "living wage" bill before him and a week to make a decision on its fate, he's not as candid.
More than a month has passed since the D.C. Council passed a bill requiring large retailers to pay their workers more than minimum wage. Now the bill is finally headed to the mayor's desk for consideration.
Montgomery County's Department of Economic Development says the county added almost 25,000 jobs between 2010 and 2012, a 3.9 percent growth rate.
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.