Monthly Archives: September 2013

New Resource Guides for Defense Dependent Communities

The ongoing budget battles in Washington are sadly expected to generate real economic hardship for many communities across the U.S.   This is particularly true for regions that have traditionally relied on defense contracting as a major source of jobs and … Continue reading

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Congratulations to 2013 SSTI Award Winners!

I’ve just returned from the annual SSTI (the organization formerly known as the State Science and Technology Institute) conference in Portland, Oregon.  As usual, it was a great opportunity to hear about the latest industry trends, as well as about top-class programs … Continue reading

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Building Vibrant Local Economies: National Assn. of Counties Webinar (9/12)

If you have interest in learning more about how to build vibrant and resilient local economies, you might be interested in an upcoming webinar sponsored by the National Association of Counties (NACo).   I’ll be a participant with several county leaders … Continue reading

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