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Jun062016

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The 2016 A.T Kearney Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Confidence Index surveyed global executives about their plans for foreign investment, and they ranked the United States at the top for the fourth year in a row. A.T. Kearney also asked executives to identify the two most important factors for deciding where to establish or expand their businesses.

Jun032016

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On June 3, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker traveled to Detroit, Michigan to discuss the state of innovation and manufacturing in Michigan with several local companies, including Shinola, GM, Mcity, and Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow (LIFT).

Jun032016

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Earlier today, SelectUSA launched our newly redesigned website, SelectUSA.gov. The new website was developed as a “first stop” for our clients – companies seeking information about investing in the United States and economic development organizations (EDOs) looking to attract investment to their communities – to provide key foreign direct investment (FDI) data, resources, and news and updates.

Jun012016

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oday marks the beginning of the Atlantic hurricane season. These storms are among nature’s most powerful and destructive phenomena, and they have the potential to affect a large portion of U.S. residents. The 185 coastline counties along the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico – areas that are most threatened by Atlantic hurricanes – have a combined population of 59.2 million.

Jun012016

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The fourth annual National Day of Civic Hacking will take place on June 4th as communities throughout the world host civic tech events. Led by CODE For AMERICA, the National Day of Civic Hacking brings together developers, government employees, designers, journalists, data scientists, non-profit employees, UX designers, and the public to leverage their skills and help their communities.

May312016

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The fact is that we are no longer moving toward the digital economy. We have arrived. This disruption presents tremendous opportunities to grow our economy, strengthen American businesses, and create new jobs for our workers. But it also forces us to modernize and reconsider policies that have been in place for decades.

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