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Positive Economic News for Kentucky May 24, 2017 by Staff

When it comes to the economy, things are looking much brighter in the Bluegrass State. Valvoline just cut the ribbon on a new $35 million dollar global headquarters in Lexington. Apple announced a $200 million investment in a Harrodsburg glass factory that makes the scratch resistant covers for their smart phones.  This good news comes on the heels of a recent announcement of a $1.3 billion expansion by Toyota of Georgetown and a new $1.3 billion aluminum plant in Eastern Kentucky. These major announcements didn't happen in a vacuum. In fact, the CEO of the aluminum plant pointed to the newly enacted Right to work law as a key reason for them choosing to locate to Kentucky. This is a reminder that we should pay attention to politics because it has a practical effect on our economy and our livelihood.



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