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Editorial: Pipeline clogged again

...column. "Enough is enough."The 1,200-mile pipeline would help create 42,000 high-paying construction and manufacturing jobs across the country, including at places such as Augusta's GIW Industries, a major industrial pump supplier...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-27/editorial-pipeline-cl
Obama goals unrealistic

...socialist welfare state and bloated government).Note there were no campaign goals of increasing domestic manufacturing, employment and exports. Socialist voters would not be attracted by reducing the national debt, the trade deficit and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-25/obama-goals-unrealistic
Tariffs, wages make Mexico an auto mecca

...675,000 last year, according to government and industry statistics. During the same period, U.S. auto manufacturing employment grew 15 percent to nearly 903,000.Toyota's new plant will create 2,000 new jobs, while Ford's $2...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-24/tariffs-wages-make-mexico-
US job growth drops to 142,000, slowest in 8 months

...been resolved, which could lead to a rebound in hiring this month.Officials also noted that the number of auto-manufacturing jobs fell 4,600 in August after a surge of nearly 13,000 in July. Auto jobs can be volatile during summer because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-05/us-job-growth-drops-142000
Georgia State University's Economic Forecasting Center's outlook says state growth will continue in 2014

...utilities 100.On the other hand, manufacturing shed 140 jobs while financial services issued 70 pink slips."Manufacturing jobs are expected to improve moving forward as Hollander Sleep Products opens a new plant and distribution center in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-27/georgia-state-universitys-
Three-wheeled Elio, a $6,800 commuter car, is closer to going on sale

...dependence on foreign oil, he started working on a fuel-efficient car. Equally important to him was creating U.S. manufacturing jobs and making the car inexpensive enough to appeal to buyers who might otherwise be stuck in old, unreliable clunkers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-15/three-wheeled-elio-6800-co
California becomes first state to ban single-use plastic bags at grocery, convenience stores

...grocers that would lead to a loss of thousands of manufacturing jobs."If this law were allowed to go into effect, it would jeopardize thousands of California manufacturing jobs, hurt the environment and fleece consumers for billions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-30/california-becomes-first-s
2015 forecast calls for 2 percent job growth in Augusta

...180 jobs.Statewide, tourism-related and health care payrolls will swell faster than other sectors, but manufacturing employment and exports will be slowed by weak global demand.Rises in home values that boost property-tax digests are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-19/2015-forecast-calls-2-perc
Keep county competitive

...diminish our ability to compete for new manufacturing investment. It would also place a significant number of existing manufacturing jobs at risk.Richmond County's ability to levy this new tax on our manufacturers began in 2013, and we applaud the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-11-02/keep-county-competitive
AP Interview: Perdue, Kingston talk taxes

...of the fair tax, and I think it absolutely would level the playing field with foreign competitors and bring some manufacturing jobs back to the U.S. So I have become not only a supporter of that, but a proponent of that. So you say, how do...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-05/ap-interview-perdue-kingston-