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Biden, Markell: Training key to filling tech jobs

Written on: March 11th, 2015 in Job Creation

The U.S. economy is experiencing a breakthrough year. Nearly 300,000 new jobs were created in February. That is part of the 12 million private-sector jobs created over five straight years of job growth. And the national unemployment rate dropped to 5.5 % — the lowest rate in seven years. We’ve gone from an economic crisis […]

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Marrying Innovation and Manufacturing

Written on: December 14th, 2010 in Job Creation

Originally published in The News Journal The national economy has made for some very tough times, particularly for our state’s great manufacturing community. But given their talent and drive, I know our manufacturers can still say with certainty to companies around the world — “If you can invent it, we can build it“– which is why I spend […]

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Generating Sustainable Energy, Industries and Jobs in Our State

Written on: March 11th, 2010 in Job Creation

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of visiting Motech Americas to meet some of the 70 employees working to produce high-quality solar panels.  I learned a bit about Motech’s expansion plans — a welcome success story following GE’s previous decision to close the factory in Newark. While I was there, I also met several entrepreneurs who […]

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