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Manufacturers’ News, Inc. — After posting three straight years of manufacturing employment growth, Louisiana industrial jobs dipped slightly in the past year, according to the 2015 Louisiana Manufacturers Register®, an industrial database and directory published by Manufacturers’ News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. Data collected by MNI shows Louisiana lost 1,223 manufacturing jobs from May 2014… Keep reading →

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In the wake of the ongoing legal battle that has suspended President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, workers and labor leaders have gathered in Miami over the weekend to build immigrant worker power by mobilizing workers to apply and fight for deferred action. At an event today, workers and labor leaders sent a strong message… Keep reading →

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A staggering C$1.149 billion ($958 million) – that’s how much money developers had offered the Lax Kw’alaams Band, a First Nation community of 3,600 on  British Columbia’s northwest coast, for clearance to build a liquefied natural gas terminal in their territory. They said no. “Hopefully, the public will recognize that unanimous consensus in communities (and… Keep reading →

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Today Governor Brown released the May Revision to his proposal for the California 2015-16 state budget. Despite the $6.7 billion growth in revenue that includes $5.5 billion in Proposition 98 funds, which support preK-14 education, the governor’s proposal includes only minimal increases for young learners from birth to age 5. The May Revise proposes a… Keep reading →

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Kohner, Mann & Kailas, S.C. (KMK), today announced that the Supreme Court of the United States has issued an opinion in favor of KMK’s clients that strongly protects Wisconsin businesses and could return hundreds of millions of dollars to the Wisconsin economy. The opinion addresses lawsuits KMK brought, on behalf of Wisconsin industrial and commercial… Keep reading →

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California Governor Jerry Brown announced mandatory water restrictions for the first time in the state’s history. The dramatic order comes in response to an ever deepening drought crisis now in its fourth year. Gov. Brown held his press conference in an open field in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The field would normally be covered in… Keep reading →

Congress Prepares To Vote On Debt Ceiling Deal

Called “innovative” by syndicated columnist George Will and using an approach endorsed by Harvard law professor Lawrence Lessig, a bipartisan effort to get Congress and 38 states to fix the national debt was announced today. The Compact for America (CFA) initiative would, for the first time in U.S. history, give states a role in restraining… Keep reading →

The country’s leading organization of technology management officials reported today the results of its annual licensing survey, showing steady growth in the patenting and licensing of new technologies and a 16% increase in the number of new technology business enterprises in 2013. Meeting this week in Washington, the Board of Directors of the Association of… Keep reading →

MIT Sloan Executive Education, in partnership with the government of Haiti, has created a new educational initiative to provide management and leadership training to members of the Haitian cabinet for the first time. Haitian ministers and senior officials are invited to participate in executive education courses offered by the MIT School of Management, learning concepts… Keep reading →

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed has made headlines with his proposed pension reform initiative that would allow local governments to negotiate changes to government employees’ retirement benefits. However, the most recent stories in the media were not good news: Reed sued Attorney General Kamala Harris over the title and summary she assigned to the initiative,… Keep reading →

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