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Loudoun Co. gov't offices so crammed 3 managers work out of closet

Loudoun County's Department of Economic Development is so cramped, three of its top business development managers are working out of a closet.

Monday - 06/09/2014, 02:23pm EDT

Tags: Loudoun County, office

Va. projects get awards for economic development

Three projects across Virginia are sharing $200,000 in funding through a program that promotes regional economic collaboration in economically-distressed areas.

Thursday - 12/12/2013, 12:30pm EST

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Chamber presents economic proposals to McAuliffe

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.

Thursday - 11/21/2013, 03:08pm EST

Tags: Virginia Chamber of Commerce, Terry McAuliffe, military base,

Gray's stance on Wal-Mart not as straightforward as 3 years ago

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.

Tuesday - 09/10/2013, 01:53pm EDT

Tags: living wage bill, living wage, Walmart, Vince Gray, jobs, D.C., Andrew Mollenbeck

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Large retailer wage bill headed to mayor's desk

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.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 03:42pm EDT

Tags: living wage bill, large retailer bill, Walmart, Vincent Gray, minimum wage

Montgomery County's job growth outpaces Fairfax

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.

Thursday - 05/30/2013, 06:38am EDT

Tags: jobs,

Bowser-led panel strips funding from Capitol Riverfront project

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.

Thursday - 05/09/2013, 04:58pm EDT

Tags: Capitol Riverfront, D.C., Muriel Bowser,

Can $105,000 solve D.C. hospital and university space woes?

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.

Tuesday - 04/23/2013, 11:04am EDT

Tags: Vince Gray, Janice Posey, D.C.

Proposed East Coast uranium mine dividing Va.

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.

Saturday - 01/26/2013, 01:31pm EST

Tags: uranium mining, Virginia Uranium Inc., Coles Hill, Va., Virginia General Assembly, uranium mining ban,

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