Thursday - October 1, 2020
Federal Tipoffs Involving West Virginia Newsletter for Sunday August 09, 2020 ( 3 items )  

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland: After Spiking Amid Shutdowns, Layoffs Ease in Four Midwestern States
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Aug. 7 -- The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland issued the following news release: Cleveland Fed researchers Ruben Hernandez-Murillo and Pawel M. Krolikowski use Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act data to assess layoffs in four Midwestern states during the current pandemic-induced recession-- Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. In this Economic Commentary, the researchers find the number of workers affected by layoff announcements rose sharpl  more

Interior IG: 'Final Audit Report - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program Grants Awarded to State of West Virginia, Division of Natural Resources, From July 1, 2016, Through June 30, 2018'
WASHINGTON, July 30 -- The U.S. Department of the Interior's Office of the Inspector General issued the following excerpts of a report (No. 2019-CR-041) entitled "Final Audit Report - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program Grants Awarded to the State of West Virginia, Division of Natural Resources, From July 1, 2016, Through June 30, 2018": To: Aurelia Skipwith Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service From: Amy R. Billings Regional Manager, Central Region T  more

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $10.1 Million in West Virginia to Support Local Strategies to Spur Business, Job Growth, Including in Opportunity Zones
WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 -- The U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration issued the following news release on Aug. 3: Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department's Economic Development Administration (EDA) is investing $10.1 million in the state of West Virginia to protect businesses from flooding, spur growth in a critical industry sector, boost workforce training efforts, and provide infrastructure needed to support businesses, including thos  more