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Mississippi Economic Development News – Week of September 13, 2010

Mississippi Economic Development News – Week of September 13, 2010

The German industrial conglomerate Siemens AG says it plans to shut down a distribution center in Columbus, Ohio, by the end of January, cutting 88 jobs. The company plans to move the work from Columbus to Southaven.

Mississippi’s state highway system ranks among the nation’s 20 best in terms of condition and cost effectiveness, a new study is reporting.

Speaker after speaker extolled the benefits of how a good education, starting before kindergarten, leads to solid economic development at the Ridgeland forum sponsored by the Madison County Business League.

Eminent domain issue attempts to get on ballot.

Stocks extended their September rally Thursday following more encouraging news on the job market.

The Economic Development News is a weekly service provided to members of the Mississippi Economic Development Council (MEDC), Mississippi’s state association of economic development and chamber of commerce professionals – www.medc.ms

MEDC calendar:
MEDC Member-to-Member Seminar . September 14 . Jackson
2011 MEDC Winter Conference . February 2 – 4 . Jackson
2011 MEDC Summer Conference . July 13 – 15 . Biloxi

Carol Hardwick, CAE, Executive Director
Mississippi Economic Development Council (MEDC)
P. O. Box 3721, Jackson, MS  39207

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