Issue Action Updates

Blog Entries - 2014

Entrepreneurial and Small Business Support - August 2014

Posted on: August 1, 2014
Tags: Entrepreneurial and small business support
Ideal End State Elements Resources for Small Business Support are coordinated across the region and in public and private sectors, and are clearly communicated and easily accessible to business owners. Resources include access to capital, free and read more …

Infrastructure Enhancements to Support Development - August 2014

Posted on: August 1, 2014
Tags: Infrastructure enhancements to support development
Ideal End State Elements Greater awareness of Transportation services to Business and People's Mobility.  Improved Leadership and Coordination of the Design and Building of Infrastructure Exploring new funding methods as gas tax declines; avoid read more …

Skilled and Educated Workforce

Posted on: August 1, 2014
Tags: Skilled and educated workforce
Ideal End State Elements 1. Employers have defined and shared their needs for skilled and knowledgeable employees … short term and long term. 2. Industry groups have defined their needs in terms of employee qualification KSH -- Knowledge, Skills, read more …

Greater Quality of Life

Posted on: August 1, 2014
Tags: Greater quality of life
Ideal End State Elements  1. Elected Officials and Community and Business Leaders work regularly with Citizen groups to identify and champion the key elements of high quality of life. 2. Community leadership programs are engaged with citizens, business read more …

Inclusion of Racial and Ethnic Minorities

Posted on: August 1, 2014
Tags: Inclusion of racial and ethnic minorities
Ideal End State Elements 1. Visa Application and Approval Process is fair, open, honest, consistent and speedy. 2. Individuals from different ethnic minority groups are welcomed in communities in a way that builds trust via acceptance. 3. There is fair read more …