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TIME Bicycles Establishing First South Carolina Operations in Spartanburg County
COLUMBIA, South Carolina, March 25 -- Gov. Henry McMaster, R-South Carolina, posted the following news on March 24, 2023:

TIME Bicycles (TIME), a leading carbon fiber bicycle manufacturer, today announced plans to establish its first South Carolina operations in Spartanburg County to build the nation's largest carbon fiber bicycle factory. The company's $6.5 million investment will create 105 new jobs.

Founded in France in 1987, TIME is one of Europe's most significant cycling brands, pioneering carbon fiber technology in professional cycling. Asubsidiary of Cardinal Cycling Group (CCG), TIME ... Show Full Article

Governor Youngkin Announces Over $8.1 Million in Growth and Opportunity Virginia Grants
RICHMOND, Virginia, March 25 -- Gov. Glenn Youngkin, R-Virginia, issued the following news release on March 24, 2023:

Governor Glenn Youngkin announced today more than $8.1 million in Growth and Opportunity for Virginia (GO Virginia) grant awards for 17 projects focused on creating talent pipelines and accelerating economic growth. Projects will support the growth of select industries across the Commonwealth by training and connecting talent to employers, supporting entrepreneurs seeking to start companies and creating supportive economic environments for the targeted industries to grow.

"GO ... Show Full Article

Governor Hochul Nominates Dr. James V. McDonald to Serve as Commissioner of Health
ALBANY, New York, March 25 -- Gov. Kathy Hochul, D-New York, issued the following news release on March 24, 2023:

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the nomination of Dr. James V. McDonald M.D., M.P.H. to serve as Commissioner of the New York State Department of Health. Dr. McDonald is an experienced public health professional who has served as New York's Acting Commissioner of Health since January 1.

"In the midst of unprecedented public health crises, the New York State Department of Health has done extraordinary work keeping New Yorkers safe and healthy," Governor Hochul said. "Dr. James ... Show Full Article

Governor Hochul Announces New Initiative to Help Police and Prosecutors in Five Jurisdictions Solve Non-Fatal Shootings and Prevent Retaliatory Gun Violence
ALBANY, New York, March 25 -- Gov. Kathy Hochul, D-New York, issued the following news release on March 24, 2023:

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced a new initiative to help police and prosecutors in five jurisdictions solve non-fatal shootings and prevent retaliatory gun violence. Police departments in Buffalo, Rochester, Schenectady, Troy and Utica and their county district attorneys' offices will share $866,564 in State funding to implement evidence-based approaches to improve investigations and save lives. Demonstration projects funded in Newburgh and Utica by the State Division of Criminal ... Show Full Article

Governor DeSantis Appoints Three to the Early Learning Coalition of Lake County
TALLAHASSEE, Florida, March 25 (TNSper) -- Gov. Ron DeSantis, R-Florida, issued the following news release:

Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Courtney Yarkosky as Chair, Morgan Entsuah, and Laura Tolbert to the Early Learning Coalition of Lake County.

Courtney Yarkosky

Yarkosky, of Montverde, is a Brand Manager for Bacardi USA. She was previously the State Manager for Bacardi USA and a Sales Consultant for Breakthru Beverage Group. Yarkosky earned her bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Central Florida.

Morgan Entsuah

Entsuah, of Clermont, is the Digital ... Show Full Article

Gov. Reynolds: State of Iowa Ends Agreement With Workday to Update Financial Management System, Will Continue to Use Human Resources and Payroll System
DES MOINES, Iowa, March 25 -- Gov. Kim Reynolds, R-Iowa, issued the following news release on March 24, 2023:

Governor Reynolds announced today that she has approved ending an agreement with Workday, an enterprise software company, to update the state's financial management system to a cloud-based platform. After delaying the project last year for additional review, the Department of Management and Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) have determined the platform will not meet some of the state's unique needs.

"This is not the outcome we wanted, but I'm confident in our team's recommendation ... Show Full Article

Gov. Abbott: Texas Leads Nation For Jobs Growth Over Last 12 Months
AUSTIN, Texas, March 25 -- Gov. Greg Abbott, R-Texas, issued the following news release:

Governor Greg Abbott today celebrated the might of the Texas economy and workforce as new February employment data shows Texas leading the nation for jobs added over the month and over the last 12 months, again setting new historic highs for employment. With this new employment data, Texas has gained more than 2 million jobs since January 2015.

"Texas is where the American dream lives, where businesses flourish and people prosper," said Governor Abbott. "I am proud that more Texans are working than ever before ... Show Full Article