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Augusta's 5 mayoral candidates participate in forum

...said he would be "a mayor that you can be proud of," one who uses all available legislation to replace lost manufacturing jobs, accelerate licensing and permitting for incoming business, develop housing in south Augusta and expanding a southside...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-25/augustas-5-mayoral-candidates-parti
Getting back to work

...with the sponsor's message: "Over the next 10 years, we're putting $250 billion to work to help create new manufacturing jobs in America." And that's followed by Rowe saying, "Because work is a beautiful thing."It's an encouraging...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-02-18/getting-back-work
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
Full text of President Obama's State of the Union address

...possible.We also have the chance, right now, to beat other countries in the race for the next wave of high-tech manufacturing jobs. My administration has launched two hubs for high-tech manufacturing in Raleigh and Youngstown, where we've...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-28/full-text-president-obam
Obama focuses on creating manufacturing jobs, boosting economy during North Carolina visit

Making good on a promise from last year's State of the Union, President Obama on Wednesday announced a new public-private manufacturing hub in North Carolina to develop next-generation power electronics.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-15/obama-focuses-creating-man
States grovel before Boeing in bid for 777X jobs

...construct.The competition underscores Boeing's commanding bargaining position in an economy where top-notch manufacturing jobs remain scarce and elected officials feel obligated to pursue every growth opportunity, no matter how improbable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-05/states-grovel-boeing-bid-7
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
Fast-track authority on trade would prove disastrous for American jobs

...have united to preserve Congress' authority over trade agreements.Georgia has lost about one out of every three manufacturing jobs ? an incredible 153,481 lost jobs ? since implementation of agreements such as the North American Free Trade...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-01-12/fast-track-autho
Augusta-area economy continues in a strong recovery mode, figures show

...have really come on strong this past year."Barilla said a bright spot for Georgia in 2013 was the recovery of manufacturing jobs lost in the recession. "A lot of those jobs are starting to come back. We're not seeing a big drain in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-12-27/augusta-are
Frugality and Buying American

...you can that's "made in the U.S.A." Essentially, you're choosing whether to use your dollar to support manufacturing jobs somewhere in America or service jobs in the local area, but the tactics you use for each are different. For...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2014-01-13/frugality