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SiteTrends Federal Update: ETA Announces $100,000,000 in TechHire Partnership Grants

  To equip individuals with the effective skills required to compete in today’s high growth industries, the  Employment and Training Administration(ETA) recently announced the availability of $100,000,000 in funding for the TechHire partnership grant program.   These grants will provide direct assistance to job seekers interested in finding employment in H-1B industries, including Information Technology (IT), healthcare, advanced manufacturing, financial services, and broadband, among others.   Through the program, individuals will have greater access to training programs that will provide the skills necessary to realize success in today’s competitive sectors.  In the end, employers will also have the tools necessary to find...
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H&A Media Contribution: Metalworking – An Ancient Industry in a Modern Economy

Jason Hickey, President & CEO of H&A, was featured in a recent article in Trade & Industry Development magazine, a global publication serving executives within specific vertical industries to provide insight into the challenge of site selection and facility planning.  Titled, “Metalworking – An Ancient Industry in a Modern Economy”, Hickey writes about the metalworking industry in the United States, a sector that was critical to building America into the economic powerhouse it is today. Going forward, the industry will continue to play a significant role in the country’s future. As a globally recognized site selector, Hickey discusses the requirements...
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H&A Principals Lead International Credits and Incentives Conference

H&A’s Juan Gallardo and Steve Bonine spoke today at the Institute for Professionals in Taxation’s (IPT) Credit and Incentives Symposium. As an international, non-profit association of taxation professionals, IPT hosted this week’s conference to focus on the trends facing those dealing directly with credits and incentives on a daily basis. Hosted in Austin, Texas, the conference is being held at the JW Marriott from November 3-6. Gallardo, an H&A principal based in Miami, headlined a panel on incentive opportunities and challenges in Latin America. As the leader of H&A’s Latin American practice, Gallardo spoke on his decades of experience in...
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SiteTrends State Update: North Carolina Legislature Approves New Era of Public Incentives

On September 30, 2015, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory signed into law the NC Competes Act.  This legislation completes an extended debate in the state regardingpublic incentives and sets a path going forward to attracting businesses and creating jobs.  Over recent months, company executives and industry experts have been tracking the progress, orlack thereof, of the legislation as it navigated through the legislature, particularly as it positions North Carolina competitively against neighboring states. The following is a brief review of the NC Competes Act: Job Development Investment Grant (JDIG) Discretionary program that provides funds to incentivize new or expanding business...
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H&A tees it up for families in the Twin Cities

For the fourth consecutive year, H&A was proud to be a sponsor of the Raise the Roof Golf Tournament, an annual event supporting the Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity (TCHFH) organization. TCHFH programs assist families across the seven-county region making up the Twin Cities metropolitan area.  Since 1985, nearly 10,000 families have been served by TCHFH volunteers to have the opportunity of being a homeowner and realize housing and financial stability. This year’s tournament was once again hosted at the Minneapolis Golf Club in St. Louis Park, MN, an historic course dating back to its first golfers in 1917. “I’m...
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