Expanding broadband access in rural areas would have impacts reaching far beyond those communities. That’s according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.Continue reading
Making sure there are enough workers to keep local businesses operating increasingly involves turning to placemaking efforts. The role of placemaking in workforce development was a topic of discussion during the “Powering Rural” panel at last week’s Pulaski County Economic Development Summit.Continue reading
“Powering Rural” was a focus of this week’s Pulaski County Economic Development summit. The Community Development Commission assembled a panel of representatives from five state and federal agencies, who each discussed what they can do to support rural businesses.Continue reading
Pulaski County is its own worst enemy. That was the theme of the State of the County Economy Address delivered by Community Development Commission Executive Director Nathan Origer Tuesday. “This speech is supposed to be about the state of the Pulaski County economy, but ultimately, our problems are not economic,” he said. “They’re not even just about our fiscal health. It is time to admit what I have long been loath to acknowledge. The underlying problem hurting Pulaski County is cultural.”Continue reading
Supporting rural entrepreneurship will be the focus of next month’s Pulaski County Economic Development Summit. This year’s event, which will be held on April 9 will feature a “Powering Rural” panel discussion.Continue reading
Indiana’s manufacturing industry is strong, but if it’s going to stay that way, the state has some workforce issues to solve. That’s according to Brian Burton, the president and CEO of the Indiana Manufacturers Association.
As Pulaski County faces challenges related to population loss and its long-term financial health, there are also a lot of great things going on. That’s the message Community Development Commission Executive Director Nathan Origer shared with local government and business leaders during his annual State of the County Economy Address. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Community Development Commission will present its annual update on the county’s economy next week. The 2018 Pulaski County Economic Development Summit will be held Tuesday, April 10 at 6:30 p.m. EDT at the former Monterey Elementary School.
Pulaski County’s economy is under duress. CDC Executive Director Nathan P. Origer told those in attendance at Tuesday’s economic development summit that is in spite of some very real positives, including BraunAbiltiy’s continued investment and Galbreath’s aggressive hiring. Continue reading
The third annual Pulaski County Economic Development Summit is approaching. Nathan Origer, executive director of the Pulaski County Community Development Commission, told WKVI that the event to be held on Thursday, June 27 at the Monterey Town Hall will include a catered dinner and guest speakers.
Origer will give a “State of the County Economy” report, but he said that his talk won’t be very long. He said three other guest speakers will be featured at the event, focusing more on the tourism aspects of the county.