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Australia plans to spend $417M on hydrogen, carbon capture

Apr. 21, 2021 05:42 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister has proposed spending an extra 539 million Australian dollars ($417 million) on hydrogen and carbon sequestration projects, seeking to burnish his government’s green credentials ahead of a climate summit to be hosted by President Joe...

Foxconn deal with Wisconsin lowers tax breaks to $80 million

Apr. 20, 2021 17:45 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group will be eligible for just $80 million in taxpayer subsidies under a new contract signed Tuesday, down from nearly $3 billion it could have received under the original deal that envisioned a much larger project in southeastern Wisconsin. ...

Milwaukee Tool set to expand its operations in Mississippi

Apr. 20, 2021 15:52 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A tool manufacturing company will invest $60 million to expand in Mississippi and is pledging to create 1,200 new jobs, Republican Gov. Tate Reeves said Tuesday. Milwaukee Tool new will build a facility to manufacture power tool accessories in the...

Beauty products manufacturer expanding Tennessee operations

Apr. 20, 2021 04:28 AM EDT

SOMERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A company that makes beauty products and hand sanitizer used to ward off COVID-19 is planning to expand its operations in West Tennessee. The state Department of Economic and Community Development said Monday that Memphis Contract Packaging will...

Virus relief funds Arizona school counselors, social workers

Apr. 19, 2021 19:08 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Federal coronavirus relief funding will help schools hire 140 counselors and social workers as children return to classrooms with pandemic-induced stresses and isolation, Arizona schools chief Kathy Hoffman said Monday. Hoffman said the $21 million plan...

Miners' union backs shift from coal in exchange for jobs

Apr. 19, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's largest coal miners' union said Monday it would accept President Joe Biden's plan to move away from coal and other fossil fuels in exchange for a “true energy transition" that includes thousands of jobs in renewable energy and spending on technology to make...

Georgia state retirees to get bonuses of up to $1,800

Apr. 17, 2021 12:50 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's state workers participating in the Employees Retirement System will get bonuses of up to $1,800 this year, but will once again not get permanent increases in their pensions. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the Employers Retirement...

Union, automakers headed for fight over battery plant wages

Apr. 16, 2021 13:14 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The United Auto Workers union is calling on General Motors to pay full union wages at electric vehicle battery factories, thrusting what had been a festering conflict into the spotlight. The union, in a statement reacting to GM’s announcement...

Alaska March job numbers lower amid ongoing pandemic toll

Apr. 16, 2021 13:04 PM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska had 21,900 fewer jobs last month than in March 2020, which was just before the state started experiencing large job losses due to the pandemic, the state labor department reported Friday. The department said the March data provides the final...

Distillery to build family-friendly destination in Kentucky

Apr. 16, 2021 04:34 AM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky distillery startup is planning to build a 300-acre campus that will employ about 126 workers, the governor's office said. Log Still Distillery is investing $24 million in a second phase of its project to revive a historic site in Nelson...