With him were executives from JetBlue, Pfizer and other New York-based companies. The state economic-development agency now says Haslam met with executives of Bridgestone, Nissan and Denso, an auto parts supplier. She also discussed economic-development issues at meetings in April. His administration has declined to elaborate on his meetings there with company executives, describing them as competitive economic-development matters while citing a state law that allows records to remain closed during ongoing business recruitment efforts. The itinerary included more than 100 meetings for businesses, although no specific deals have been publicly announced. Since May 14, travelers from any international location, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey or New Orleans have been required to self-quarantine for 14 days. Herbert has gradually lowered the state’s color-coded alert status from high-risk red, and declared most counties to be at low-risk yellow on May 16. The status permits the opening of all businesses, bars and dine-in restaurants with precautions. The state’s costs exceeded $8,600.
The $25,304 tab was paid by JobsOhio, the state’s privatized jobs agency. The governor’s office says it helped persuade three businesses to invest $58.5 million in Ohio, creating 509 jobs. It was split roughly evenly between the state and its “special events fund,” which is financed by businesses and regional economic-development groups. The India trip was the most expensive, costing the state $56,136 for travel, lodging, meals and marketing and an additional $10,129 from the “special events fund.” The Commerce Department said the trip resulted in more than 30 “opportunities” that its employees are pursuing. Republican Gov. Pat McCrory, who took office in 2013, made his first trade trip abroad in January to the United Kingdom. He traveled to Mexico last September, Canada in December and the United Kingdom in February. Haley led trade trips to Canada in spring 2014. To her parents’ native country of India last November. Cuomo says he plans additional trips to China, Canada and Italy. The state costs for the three trips totaled $17,438. The University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources covered about $4,600 of costs.
Fallin’s costs are being covered by the nonprofit Oklahoma Business Roundtable. The first lady and business officials paid their own way. On April 15, she participated in an event marking the completion of a highway bypass around the Mexican city of Chihuahua that officials hope will boost trade throughout the region. But Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin will not begin counting the vast majority of mail ballots until Election Day, raising the possibility of a prolonged vote count that could stretch for several days. The Democratic candidate wrote the message ‘from this house to the White House with the grace of God’ alongside his signature and the date of the 59th US presidential election. Republican Gov. Mary Fallin traveled in June to the Paris Air Show, Germany and Italy. Republican Gov. Bill Haslam took a weeklong trade trip to Japan and South Korea in June 2014. His administration declined at the time to identify the companies with which he met, drawing criticism from a tea party leader and government watchdog group. Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan traveled to Turkey in June 2014 with representatives from seven New Hampshire businesses. Jack Dalrymple was in June 2013, when he led a 21-person delegation to Norway.
Republican Gov. Dennis Daugaard led a trade delegation to China in May 2014 for the third consecutive year. May 21 (Reuters) – Tom McNamara had planned to ride his 2013 Harley Road Glide Ultra motorcycle through the heart of Washington on Sunday, joining hundreds of thousands of bikers in a Memorial Day weekend rally in the nation’s capital to raise awareness of U.S. In 2018, roughly 11.2 million immigrants living in the U.S. South Carolina. The $500 million plant was a big payoff for the trip’s $34,453 cost. EXIT POLLS: Polls covering swing states of North Carolina and Ohio can be expected now. Four people were killed in North and South Carolina after their vehicles ran off snow-covered roads, authorities said. For her previous trip, the state paid $17,239 for four Commerce Department staff to go along. Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin traveled in May to Japan along with state and local economic-development officials.