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Opinion Articles
September 28, 2015

A column by Gov. Dennis Daugaard
Supplying our employers with needed workforce continues to be a major challenge for our state. Our low unemployment rate is a sign of economic strength, but it also means it’s difficult for employers to add more jobs even if they have the business to justify it.

September 14, 2015

A column by Gov. Peter Shumlin
Across Vermont, school boards are grappling with Act 46, the new legislation that provides financial support for districts that want to collaborate and come together to share resources to better provide for their kids. The need is real.

August 28, 2015

Students from across Arkansas came to the Clinton Foundation’s annual “Head of the Class Bash” last weekend to kick off the new school year and spend some time coding with their Governor.

August 14, 2015

A column by Governor Earl Ray Tomblin
During my time as Senate President and now, as your Governor, I have made it a priority to improve our state’s business climate and to strengthen and grow West Virginia’s workforce to meet the long-term needs of business and industry operating here.

July 31, 2015

One of the core duties of state government is to protect society’s most vulnerable citizens and to provide a safety net for those who truly need a hand up, while ensuring that your hard earned tax dollars are spent wisely.

July 20, 2015

A column by Gov. Peter Shumlin
As we work to make sure Vermont’s economy works for every Vermonter, our focus has to be on growing jobs and opportunity statewide, especially in more rural parts of the state that were hit hardest by the Great Recession.

July 03, 2015

A column by Gov. Dennis Daugaard
This week I had the honor of speaking about South Dakota’s criminal justice system at a policy briefing on Capitol Hill.

June 22, 2015

A column by Governor Earl Ray Tomblin
During the five years I have served as your governor, I have made it a priority to develop a skilled workforce, reduce our state’s prison and regional jail inmate population, rehabilitate those offenders when possible, and fight the battle against substance abuse.

June 08, 2015

This week I had the opportunity to join leaders of the French company, Saint-Gobain, as they announced plans to expand their Portage facility – which will create new jobs here in Wisconsin.

May 22, 2015

We convened the legislative session in January with the goal of making this economy work for every single Vermonter and resolving the challenges that undermine our quality of life.

May 08, 2015

A column by Gov. Asa Hutchinson:
In 1993, doors opened at the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts in downtown Hot Springs.

April 24, 2015

A column by Gov. Dennis Daugaard:
As the commander-in-chief of the South Dakota National Guard, I know well the role the National Guard plays in defending our nation and responding to domestic emergencies here in our state.

April 10, 2015

A column by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin:
Today’s global economy is dependent on an educated, skilled and versatile workforce.

March 27, 2015

A column by Gov. Asa Hutchinson:
In 1967, Baldor Electric moved its headquarters from St. Louis, Missouri, to Fort Smith, Arkansas.

March 13, 2015

A column by Gov. Steve Beshear:
Kentucky is back in the national spotlight. And not just because it's March Madness.

February 27, 2015

A column by Gov. Dennis Daugaard:
Education after high school can be expensive.

February 13, 2015

A column by Gov. Asa Hutchinson:
This week was our third full week into the legislative session.

January 30, 2015

A column by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin:
With the nation's highest per capita percentage of residents in the military, there is no doubt West Virginians have answered the call to serve and defend our country for generations.

January 16, 2015

A column by Gov. Dennis Daugaard:
State government should be open and accessible to the people of South Dakota.

January 02, 2015

A column by Gov. Mike Beebe:
When asked in recent interviews about my past eight years as Governor, I’ve said repeatedly that it’s been quite a ride.

December 19, 2014

Dear Fellow Nebraskans:
Education is a priority for our state and a special priority for me as Governor.

December 03, 2014

A column by Governor Earl Ray Tomblin
As West Virginia's military men and women return home from serving across the country and around the world, West Virginians stand together to welcome them with open arms and warm hearts.

November 24, 2014

By Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker
Hi, Scott Walker here.
In this week's radio address, I want to talk about the positive path ahead of us as we continue our work together to build a better Wisconsin not only for today, but for the next generation.

November 10, 2014

A column by Gov. Mike Beebe:
When our communities have the proper workforce in place for the 21st-century economy, we have the most critical piece of the economic development puzzle.

October 24, 2014

A column by Gov. Dennis Daugaard:
Earlier this month, I spent the day in Brookings attending a number of economic development celebrations: a groundbreaking ceremony for SDSU’s Swine Teaching and Research Facility, ribbon cuttings at Bel Brands and Counterpart, and an expansion announcement at 3M.