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Amarillo EDC News & Press

  • Posted: 
    04/04/2014
    Author: ashton@amarilloedc.com

    Downtown Amarillo is closer to starting construction on some big changes.  

    It's been a long time coming but now the Amarillo Economic Development Corporation has secured all the property they need to start making those changes. 

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  • Posted: 
    04/04/2014
    Author: ashton@amarilloedc.com

    WASHINGTON (AP) Wind farms, NASCAR tracks and filmmakers would keep their treasured tax breaks as part of an $85 billion package of temporary tax cuts passed by a key Senate committee Thursday.

    Some U.S. firms with foreign income would be winners too after Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., backed off plans to significantly trim the package.

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  • Posted: 
    04/02/2014
    Author: ashton@amarilloedc.com

    Veterans unemployment rates are increasing nationally, but declining in Texas.

    Rates are highest among veterans who have returned home since 9-11.

    The local Texas Workforce Commission says Amarillo is one of the top cities for working veterans.

    Norman Bearden explained why the number may be so high for unemployed veterans in Texas right now.

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  • Posted: 
    04/02/2014
    Author: ashton@amarilloedc.com

    Amarillo, TX – Not only has the City of Amarillo maintained its AAA rating by Standard and Poor’s (S&P) rating service on both water and sewer revenue debt and general obligation debt, it has also received a AAA rating on the relatively new drainage utility. The AAA ratings allow the City of Amarillo to borrow money at the lowest interest rates available, in turn providing taxpayers significant savings on municipal capital projects. 

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  • Posted: 
    03/31/2014
    Author: ashton@amarilloedc.com

    Source: Amarillo.com
    By KAREN SMITH WELCH

    Five winners split $500,000 in prize money from the 18th annual Amarillo EnterPrize Challenge.

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