Kentucky economic development

Business
4:11 pm
Mon August 25, 2014

Kentucky is the 4th Best State for Entrepreneurs

Kentucky ranks in the top 5 of the best entrepreneurial climates in the nation according to an annual economic study.

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Government
3:17 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Kentucky Nets Economic Development Award

Credit areadevelopment.com

Area Development magazine has recognized Kentucky as one of the most successful states in creating jobs and economic development in 2013.

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Business
2:48 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Riken Elastomers Breaks Ground on Expansion

Credit rec-ky.com

A Hopkinsville automotive manufacturer is adding three production lines and six jobs in a 20,000 square foot expansion.

Riken Elastomers is investing $7 million in the project.

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Government
2:33 pm
Mon June 3, 2013

Beshear, Trade Delegation Make Trip to Canada

Credit governor.ky.gov

A delegation from Kentucky is working to expand its business relationship with the state’s number one trading partner. Gov. Steve Beshear, along with representatives from over 20 companies, meets this week with Canadian officials.

Kentucky Economic Development Cabinet Spokesman Daniel Lowry says even a strong trade relationship can grow stronger.

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Society
4:02 pm
Fri November 30, 2012

Kentucky Featured in Airplane Magazine

Kentucky is the first state showcased in United Airlines’ onboard magazine. The 32-page special section called Hemispheres details Kentucky’s economic development and overall business climate. United will carry the Kentucky feature on flights throughout December. United carries an estimated 12 million passengers each month.