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September 2020

As Kentucky Builds Back Stronger, August’s Job-creating Projects Announced for Eastern, Central and West Kentucky Communities


Business Growth

Gov. Andy Beshear capped off August with announcements of several job-creating projects across the state, with three planned projects spanning three regions combining for approximately 250 expected new jobs and $32.65 million in planned investment.

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August 2020

Gov. Beshear: Across July, Investments, Grants and Job Creation Planned for Kentucky Point to Long-Term Economic Promise


Business Growth

As the state works to rebound from pandemic-related challenges, Kentucky’s economy is moving in the right direction, Gov. Andy Beshear said, referencing July project announcements, including a $62 million, 260-job planned expansion by GE Appliances in Louisville.

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July 2020

Kentucky Businesses Continue Growth Through First Half of 2020


Business Growth

The past few months have created uncertainty for businesses across the nation, but in spite of the recent challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, Kentucky’s economic development and business leaders have kept an eye on the future.

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June 2020

Companies Persevere During COVID-19 to Invest in Kentucky and Create Jobs


Site Selection Magazine

In May, Kentucky recorded eight new projects, totaling nearly $117.6 million in planned investment and promising to create nearly 760 new full-time jobs in the coming years.

May’s figures compare well to the pre-pandemic months of January – with $50 million and 342 announced jobs – and February with $337 million in planned investment and 691 new jobs.

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March 2020

Kentucky Among Top States in Annual Governor's Cup Rankings


Site Selection Magazine

Commonwealth places first in South Central Region, second nationally per capita

Kentucky continued its string of strong showings in Site Selection Magazine’s 2019 Governor’s Cup, earning the top ranking in the South Central region per capita. The commonwealth placed second nationally per capita and eighth overall for total projects, besting more densely populated states such as New York, California, Michigan, and Tennessee.

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