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C2ER Report Shows How State Incentive Programs Continue to Evolve
According the Council for Community and Economic Research, manufacturing is the most-common industry that states work to incentivize. November 13, 2015

The Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER), one of three associations that the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness (CREC) manages, today released the State of State Business Incentives 2015 report which reflects the present status of the more than 1,900 state business incentives in operation around the U.S. The report is based a recent review that C2ER performed for its State […]

CREC Cited in Latest Democracy Collaborative Report
November 10, 2015

Ron Kelly’s comments on community wealth-building were cited in The Democracy Collaborative’s latest report on community economic development entitled, Cities Building Community Wealth.

CREC Attends NASWA Joint Committee Meeting in San Antonio, Texas
November 6, 2015

Ron Kelly attended the National Association of State Workforce Agencies Joint Committee Meeting: Employment and Training, Labor Market Information, and Technology Committees in San Antonio, Texas.

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