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Proposed ED budget cuts from FY2015 state budget proposals

As data from the proposed FY2015 State Budgets is being released, C2ER has been updating the C2ER State Economic Development Program Expenditures Database.  The proposed budgets provide information on eliminated programs and decreased funding for economic development financing, with many affecting small business development related programs. (Meanwhile, more than a dozen governors have announced new legislative and budget proposals to support workforce development efforts in their state.)

Back on February 12, we highlighted trends in CO, HI, and MD. Here are highlights from MA, WV, and TN: Continue reading

ED funding highlights from proposed FY2015 state budgets

C2ER has been updating the C2ER State Economic Development Program Expenditures Database with data from the proposed FY2015 State Budgets currently being released. The proposed budgets include new funding and some major funding increases for economic development financing, especially venture  capital, accelerator, and research and development programs.

Here are some of the highlights: Continue reading