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News and Notes from Lexington, KY

  • October 27, 2014 - October is Manufacturing Month in Kentucky - The Commonwealth is home to more than 4,000 manufacturers, representing $27 billion in GDP and 220,000 jobs. To pay tribute to one of Kentucky’s largest ... read more
  • October 20, 2014 - Labor Force Participation -  There are lies, damned lies and statistics. - Mark Twain  America’s job picture appears to be seeing a huge improvement, with robust numbers that are giving investors’ ... read more
  • October 12, 2014 - Clusters and Regional Strategy - Q: What drives high-wage growth, higher patenting rates, and economic resiliency? A: Industry clusters. Clusters are a regional concentration of related industries in a ... read more
  • October 06, 2014 - The Social Side of Gaming - 59% of Americans play video games. – Entertainment Software Association Driven by strong mobile gaming and video game console and software sales, the worldwide video game ... read more
  • September 29, 2014 - Economic Development – From Ideas to Action - No good idea succeeds simply because it is a good idea. Good ideas must have champions. – Colin Powell As an economic development agency, Commerce Lexington ... read more