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Governor delays new nursing home staffing requirements

Jan. 23, 2022 14:01 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island is delaying a new law that would fine nursing homes for failing to comply with minimum staffing requirements. Gov. Dan McKee signed an executive order Friday that delays the law from going into effect until at least Feb. 14, the Providence...

GM to spend $6.5B, add 4,000 jobs at Michigan EV factories

Jan. 21, 2022 20:27 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — General Motors is poised to announce next week major electric-vehicle investments in Michigan, with plans to spend $6.5 billion and create up to 4,000 new jobs at two plants. The state's economic development board is expected to approve an incentives package...

Walmart to build new fulfillment center in Mississippi city

Jan. 21, 2022 18:24 PM EST

OLIVE BRANCH, Miss. (AP) — More jobs are coming to north Mississippi where Walmart has plans to build a new fulfillment center. The company on Thursday said it is spending about $90 million to build a 1,000,000 square foot warehouse in Olive Branch that's set to open in the spring....

Intel to build $20B Ohio chip facility amid global shortage

Jan. 21, 2022 17:52 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Chipmaker Intel said Friday it will invest $20 billion to build a new factory in Ohio, an attempt to help alleviate a global shortage of chips powering everything from phones to cars to home appliances while also signaling the giant company’s commitment to manufacturing...

Starbucks workers agree to union in Buffalo, NY

Jan. 21, 2022 14:54 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Starbucks workers at a store in Buffalo, New York, voted to unionize on Thursday, the latest sign that the labor movement is stirring after decades of decline. The National Labor Relations Board said Thursday that workers voted 19-8 in favor of a union at the...

GM renovating NY factory so it can make electric motor parts

Jan. 21, 2022 13:33 PM EST

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (AP) — General Motors says it will spend about $154 million to revamp an aging factory near Buffalo, New York, so it can make a key part for electric vehicle motors. The automaker says it will add about 230 jobs at the factory in Lockport, about 30 miles (48...

Kentucky House passes its version of new 2-year state budget

Jan. 20, 2022 19:49 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Republican-led House passed its version of a new two-year state budget Thursday, endorsing increased education spending and a pay raise for state employees. The budget bill was put on an unprecedented fast track, clearing a committee and the full...

Utility plans $100 million transmission center in Louisiana

Jan. 20, 2022 12:54 PM EST

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A major electric utility company plans to develop a $100 million transmission center in north Louisiana, state officials said Thursday. Ohio-based American Electric Power’s new Shreveport Transmission Control Center is projected to create 20 new jobs with...

AP FACT CHECK: Biden puffs up claims of virus, job gains

Jan. 19, 2022 19:11 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a self-appraisal that didn't always fit with the facts, President Joe Biden on Wednesday made the dubious assertion that he's outperformed all expectations on the pandemic in his first year and inflated his contribution to COVID-era economic growth. A look at...

Call center expansion to add 50 jobs in Louisiana

Jan. 19, 2022 13:38 PM EST

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — The expansion of a Louisiana call center business that provides safety, health care and counseling hotline services will bring 50 new jobs to the Acadiana region, company and state officials said Wednesday. The expansion of the CALLS PLUS multilingual call...