March 20, 2018 – Warner, Capito, Manchin, Wicker introduce bill to expand economic opportunity in Appalachia
The Appalachia Opportunity Act establishes a $100 million annual grant program to support and encourage public-private partnerships in Appalachia
March 19, 2018 – Higher education institutions partner with N3 to connect graduates to jobs
The presidents from 10 public higher education institutions announced that the Alliance for the Economic Development for Southern West Virginia is teaming up with N3.
March 13, 2018 – W.Va. seeing upswing in manufacturing jobs
Consumer-product giant Procter & Gamble is closing a plant in Kansas City that’s been turning out P&G products for more than 100 years, since 1906.
March 13, 2018 – Road bond creates thousands of job opportunities
West Virginians soon will see not only better roads soon, but also thousands of job opportunities.
March 9, 2018 – Secretary Warner Reports 848 New Businesses in West Virginia for February 2018
New business registrations continued at more than 1 percent growth statewide in February according to the West Virginia Secretary of State’s Office.
March 7, 2018 – Martinsburg applies to be an Opportunity Zone
The City of Martinsburg is applying to be designated an Opportunity Zone by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice.
March 5, 2018 -Hundreds take advantage of West Virginia Job and Resource Fair opportunities
If all goes as expected, some unemployed or underemployed West Virginians this week may be starting new careers as early as next week.