Kentucky has twice as many open jobs as unemployed workers, new government da...
Friday, October 22, 2021
Bottom Line (http://kychamberbottomline.com)


For every unemployed worker in Kentucky, there are roughly two open jobs, according to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  Data from the... The post Kentucky has twice as many open jobs as unemployed workers, new government data shows appeared first on The Bottom Line . .. read more..

Governor Announces New Setback Rules for Oil Wells
Friday, October 22, 2021
Advocacy – California Chamber of Commerce (https://advocacy.calchamber.com)


Governor Gavin Newsom yesterday announced that the Department of Conservation’s Geologic Energy Management Division (CalGEM) released a proposed regulation curbing new oil and gas development and requiring extensive retrofitting of existing wells. Governor Newsom characterized the action as neces... .. read more..

Workforce issue solutions including improving Kentucky’s UI system, tax refor...
Thursday, October 21, 2021
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Kentucky continues to struggle with workforce participation in many ways. The Kentucky Chamber testified in front of legislators Thursday about its new report on the... The post Workforce issue solutions including improving Kentucky’s UI system, tax reform, and removing barriers to education and ... .. read more..

UMW to Host Debate for 88th District House of Delegates Seat
Thursday, October 21, 2021
Virginia Chamber of Commerce (https://www.vachamber.com)


The University of Mary Washington will host a public political debate between candidates for Virginia’s 88th District House of Delegates seat on Tuesday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. Democrat Kecia Evans, Republican Phillip Scott and Libertarian Tim Lewis will face off live via Zoom, with public viewing ac... .. read more..

Lt. Governor Jacqueline Coleman steps down from position as secretary of the ...
Thursday, October 21, 2021
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Kentucky Lt. Governor Jacqueline Coleman announced Thursday she is stepping away from her position as secretary of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Deputy... The post Lt. Governor Jacqueline Coleman steps down from position as secretary of the Kentucky Education and Workf... .. read more..

WMC Promotes Mallory Wipperman to Director of Membership
Thursday, October 21, 2021
WMC (https://www.wmc.org)


  MADISON – Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) – the combined state chamber, manufacturers’ association and safety council – announced on Thursday that Mallory Wipperman has been promoted to Director of Membership. Wipperman joined WMC in 2017 as Member Relations … Continued ... .. read more..

Governor Newsom Signs Executive Order to Help Tackle Port Congestion
Thursday, October 21, 2021
Advocacy – California Chamber of Commerce (https://advocacy.calchamber.com)


Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order yesterday that directs state agencies to develop longer-term proposals that support port operations and goods movement for consideration in the January 10 Governor’s Budget. The executive order builds on earlier efforts this year by the Governor’s O... .. read more..

Business Community Calls on Gov. Evers to Launch Talent Attraction Campaign
Thursday, October 21, 2021
WMC (https://www.wmc.org)


  Letter: Governor Should Use State Budget, ARPA Funds to Help Address Worker Shortage MADISON- Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) – the combined state chamber and manufacturer’s association – and a coalition of business groups sent a letter to Gov. … Continued The post Busin... .. read more..

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