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Broaden search for school leaders

...is the education establishment working for them?A successful school district perhaps is the most important economic development tool we can offer prospective businesses that look at locating here. If the outcome doesn't meet the needs of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-05-10/broaden-search-s
Entitlement isn't guaranteed for everyone -- we must work together

...lifestyles.Recently there was an outrage in this community about the bureaucratic use of the word "slum" in an economic development tool called an Urban Redevelopment Area. Our local elected officials are considering this approach to enhance economic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-09-14/entitlement-isnt
Deal's budget to trim spending, jobs in Georgia

...furloughs and keep students in school for a full school year," he said. "I view education as our No. 1 economic-development tool, and there is no more forward-looking or strategic place to invest."There could still be educators on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/georgia
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Counties see broadband as tool

...Columbia County won't just bring faster Internet speeds to rural residents. It also can be used as a powerful economic development tool, officials say.Many companies rely on faster connection speeds to upload data and access information, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-02-10/counties-see-broadband-tool
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Economy put plan for Augusta trolley on hold

...to the line, in less than five years, according to Little Rock officials."The trolley was mostly as an economic-development tool," Woodard said. "(Little Rock) looked at it as an investment, not an expenditure."Brian Piascik of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2011-07-17/economy-put-plan-augusta
Back Senate broadband bill

...cost to the utility for providing the service.As the officials quoted pointed out, broadband is an important economic development tool. But not every policy for achieving access makes economic or budgetary sense. S.B. 313 merely would require...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2012-02-10/back-senate-broadband-bi
Manufacturing on rise, says Georgia lieutenant governor Cagle

...shipping at the Port of Savannah and eliminated taxes on energy used by manufacturers.Such a measure provides an economic development tool to boost manufacturing business in the state."Manufacturing is coming back domestically," Cagle said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-05-03/manufacturing-rise-says-ge
Video shows SC union leader hitting Haley pinata

...Haley never misses an opportunity to lambast unions and considers the state's low unionization membership an economic development tool. In 2011, union members made up 3.4 percent of South Carolina's workforce, and just more than 1 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-05-22/video-shows-sc-union-lea
Long road before all aboard trolley idea

...at the end of this month will be an objective, real-world assessment of whether such a system would be the economic development tool the committee hopes -- or a boondoggle. Judging from readers' reactions to the Chronicle story of the committee's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/05/edi_529810.shtml
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Sanford vetoes bill on payday lending

...State Ports Authority board. Mr. Sanford said that would make the Ports Authority, one of the state's top economic development tools, less accountable to the public and the governor while increasing the Legislature's influence. It "will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/03/met_526273.shtml
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