BGC 2013 Winners

We were pleased to learn of the announcement this week of a Manufacturing Caucus in the state Legislature, led by Senator Richard Moore and Representative John Fernandes. State House News Service reports that the caucus will support workforce training, to address a problem highlighted recently by Pioneer's 2013 Better Government Competition winner, Michael Munday, CEO of Newburyport-based Arwood...
Author: Michael J. Munday, CEO of Arwood Machine Corporation, located in Newburyport, Massachusetts [message_box title="Please Join Us in Recognizing the 2013 Better Government Competition Winner and Runners Up at the Annual Awards Dinner, on September 30, 2013" color="red"]Purchase Tickets Today[/message_box] After years of decline, manufacturing is reshoring to the United States. Foreign labor costs are...
"Evaluating State Incentives for Business" Author: Ben Zimmer, Connecticut Policy Institute, New Haven, Connecticut [message_box title="Please Join Us in Recognizing the 2013 Better Government Competition Winner and Runners Up at the Annual Awards Dinner, on September 30, 2013" color="red"]Purchase Tickets Today[/message_box] To one degree or another, every state, and even the federal government, does it:...
"Reinventing the Local Economy Through Sustainable Urban Redevelopment" Authors: Keith West and Ryan Johnson, City of North Charleston, South Carolina [message_box title="Please Join Us in Recognizing the 2013 Better Government Competition Winner and Runners Up at the Annual Awards Dinner, on September 30, 2013" color="red"]Purchase Tickets Today[/message_box] In 1996 the Department of Defense closed the...
"Promoting High-Impact Startups to Create a More Robust Economy" Authors: Jibran Malek and Veronica del Rosario, MassChallenge, Inc., in Boston, Massachusetts. [message_box title="Please Join Us in Recognizing the 2013 Better Government Competition Winner and Runners Up at the Annual Awards Dinner, on September 30, 2013" color="red"]Purchase Tickets Today[/message_box] Historically, from the light bulb to sustained...
"Freeing Entrepreneurs from Overreaching Government Regulations" Authors: Shira Rawlinson and Dana Berliner, Institute for Justice, in Arlington, Virginia [message_box title="Please Join Us in Recognizing the 2013 Better Government Competition Winner and Runners Up at the Annual Awards Dinner, on September 30, 2013" color="red"]Purchase Tickets Today[/message_box] Arbitrary licensing and permitting laws foreclose many immigrants and people...