Alliance President’s Report – Jan. 27, 2017

We are here to serve you! The last full week of January is already here. For us at the Alliance, it has been a week working with many of our existing members and add a few new as well.  January is the single biggest month of membership renewals...
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Ashland approves merger of depts.

ASHLAND, Ky. — The Ashland Board of City Commissioners on Thursday approved the consolidation of the Department of Economic Development with the Department of Planning and Community Development in a 3-1 vote. The merger still needs final...
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Workforce needs take center stage

Employers, educators, and people from all areas of Kentucky’s workforce system came together Wednesday at the Kentucky Chamber’s 2nd Annual Kentucky Workforce Summit to discuss how to address the issues the state faces in trying to build a...
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Ashland to discuss merger of departments

ASHLAND, Ky. — The Ashland Board of City Commissioners will meet today to discuss merging the Department of Economic Development with the Planning and Community Development Department, among other agenda items. The ordinance would officially...
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Alliance President’s Report – Jan. 20, 2017

Thank you for the opportunity to share another week from the Ashland Alliance.  While we have appreciated the feedback on how we can better serve you and your business and keep you better informed, we want to come visit your business and learn...
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Learning leadership through Alliance program

ASHLAND, Ky. — There’s a time for the high school juniors in the Ashland Alliance’s Youth Leadership program when “leadership” is no longer just a word but a goal. For many it is their visit to The Neighborhood, Ashland’s one-stop social service...
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Spectrum now cable provider in Ashland area

ASHLAND, Ky. — Charter Communications Inc. announced this morning the launch of Spectrum in the Ashland area. After merging with Time Warner Cable last May, it is the second-largest cable company in America, with more than 90,000 employees....
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Kayser Automotive to add 100 jobs

FRANKFORT, Ky. – With an agreement in place to benefit two Western Kentucky manufacturers and communities, Gov. Matt Bevin today announced A. Kayser Automotive Systems USA plans to hire 100 additional employees as it expands into a facility next...
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Alliance President’s Report – Jan. 13, 2017

What a Week! It is definitely Friday the 13th!  If you think about all the action that has taken place since the last President’s Report, it seems like more than a week.  We have tried to link information about each of the items listed in this...
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Unions frustrated with new right-to-work

ASHLAND, Ky. — Local union leaders lambasted two of the seven bills that became law Monday after torching through the Kentucky General Assembly and Gov. Matt Bevin’s office. Enacting right-to-work legislation and repealing prevailing wage had...
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