TITLE

Mississippi leaders consider ways to save jobs

AUTHOR(S)
Cunin, Joan
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;10/22/2007, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that furniture manufacturers in Mississippi are seeking state funds for programs designed to keep more manufacturing jobs from going offshore. At a Mississippi Furniture Association (MFA) meeting, Governor Haley Barbour joined manufacturers, vendors, suppliers, and politicians to discuss industry concerns. MFA President Ken Pruett outlined a proposal for a $2,000-a-year state income tax rebate for up to 10 years to employers for every cut-and-sew job returned to the state.
ACCESSION #
27240900

 

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