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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
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
Yu airs ad on Kingston comments

...self-worth.Yu's ad, though, suggests the real answer is an economic one, playing up on his promise to bring back manufacturing jobs moved overseas in recent decades."Create an environment where companies can thrive and grow and get our unemployed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-01-31/yu-airs-ad-kin
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-
AmbioPharm Inc. to expand North Augusta workforce, operations

...Six employees have been hired, and AmbioPharm is looking to fill the remaining positions, which range basic manufacturing jobs to entry-level chemists and management personnel. The company's 10,000-square-foot facility in North...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-06-03/ambiopharm-
Debate on how to create Georgia jobs

...ATLANTA -- Friday's announcement that Georgia is one of 12 states to receive extra federal help in stimulating manufacturing jobs comes in the midst of elections when job creation is a major issue. The Obama administration targeted the Dalton...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-02/debate-how-create-georgia-
AstraZeneca rejects sweetened Pfizer takeover bid

...Cameron responded that while the government regards the potential takeover bid as a matter for the respective boards, the government was "determined to secure great British science, research and manufacturing jobs in the life sciences sector."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-02/astrazeneca-rejects-sweete