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1 in 6 Kentuckians is employed in the manufacturing industry, creating world class products

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Kentucky has a statewide network of offices to assist entrepreneurs and innovators

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Kentucky is within a day’s drive of 65% of the U.S. population

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The Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development
Developing Our Economy, Strengthening Our Workforce


Kentucky’s business climate is changing. The Commonwealth already offers companies an ideal location, low business costs and incredible workforce. Now, we bring Right to Work to the table. For companies considering a new or expanded location, that makes a good decision even better. With even more pro-business changes coming, you’ll want to Think Kentucky.

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Red Tape Reduction Initiative

Kentucky is currently reviewing all state regulations for effectiveness, need or duplication with the goal of making Kentucky even more business friendly. If you are aware of a regulation that you believe should be reviewed, visit the Red Tape Reduction website and report the regulation in question.

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Kentucky Work Ready Skills Initiative

Kentucky is in the midst of a workforce development revolution. Through the Work Ready Skills Initiative, the Commonwealth is currently creating new and innovative practices for educating and training what will become the most skilled workforce in the country.

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Economic growth announced/reported so far during the Bevin Administration:

(Manufacturing, service or technology related, through November 2017 unless otherwise noted)

new/expanded facilities
in new investment
new jobs
$52.1 Billion
in exports
(through September 2017)
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Recent Announcements

Amazon to Locate Prime Air Shipping Hub at Northern Kentucky's CVG Airport, Creating 2,700 Jobs with $1.49 Billion Investment

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Toyota Reborn: $1.33 Billion Investment in Georgetown Plant will Keep it Cutting Edge

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Gov. Bevin: Braidy Industries to Create 550 Jobs with $1.3 Billion Aluminum Rolling Mill in Eastern Kentucky

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