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Growing Tech/Info Jobs in Counties Across America

Last week, the Progressive Policy Institute released their 2015 tech/info job rankings measuring how many jobs counties added from the technology & information industries within the last few years relative to the size of their local economies.

PPI has found a strong link suggesting that the counties adding the most tech/info jobs also had more jobs added in unrelated industries.

Main Street Entrepreneurship

Check out this year's Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurship providing interactive maps and rankings of small business entrepreneurial trends by state and in 40 metropolitan areas. The report found that 49 out of 50 states saw increased small business activity. 

Abrams Tours for Kinship Care Support

NewDEAL Leader & Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams just completed a series of forums around her state exploring kinship care.
Read about the unique challenges too often faced by relatives trying to adopt and raise young extended family members, and what states can do to help families navigate bureaucracy and provide support for families trying to stay together.



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