Category Archives: Economy/Economics

Mizzou enrollment falls to lowest level since 2008

Amid ongoing fallout from the protests that rocked campus in 2015, the University of Missouri recently welcomed its smallest student body since 2008. As Campus Reform has repeatedly reported, the embattled university has taken hit after hit, starting with a $32 million budget shortfall … Continue reading

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Democrats to Sununu: Deliver Amazon to NH

It didn’t take long for the nationwide competition for Amazon’s second global headquarters to get political in New Hampshire. State House Democrats are challenging Gov. Chris Sununu to personally deliver Amazon to the Granite State. | More… | WMUR

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Business group wants NH to seek Amazon HQ2

PORTSMOUTH — A group of business people in the region is trying to persuade state officials to apply to Amazon to get the Seattle-based retailer to locate its second headquarters in New Hampshire. Several cities – Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia and … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Has the Highest Median Income in the US

For a state with no minimum wage the people who live here are doing rather well. The mean average hourly wage for the entire state rose from $22.62/hour in 2014 to $24.03/hour in the 2016 report (+6.2%). The mean entry level wage … Continue reading

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Report: Southern New Hampshire retail market bouncing back

(9.1 percent real estate vacancy is best since 2008) The retail real estate market in southern New Hampshire is showing signs of improvement, according to the KeyPoint Partners’ annual overview of the region. In fact, the Burlington, Mass.-based KeyPoint’s Report … Continue reading

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Concord Firm Gets $500,000.00 Grant To Grow “Wood Products”

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Commerce says it is giving a Concord, New Hampshire, firm more than $500,000 to try to build the economy of the northern forest region of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and New York … Continue reading

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New Hampshire State Revenues on Target, But Concerns Linger

With revenues collected for the first two months of State fiscal year (SFY) 2018, certain revenue sources appear to be matching the State’s revenue plan while others, including key revenue generators, appear to be flagging. On a cash basis, revenue for the General … Continue reading

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