The Community Workforce Partnership will host the Education Testing and Graduation Requirement Reform: The Effect on Workforce Opportunities Panel Discussion and Luncheon on Wednesday, August 21st.
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The Texas Economic Development Council recognized LEDA for their achievement in economic excellence for 2012 at the TEDC’s 2013 Mid-Year Conference in Frisco.
At a press conference Monday, LEDA announced that two local businesses will expand and one new business will relocate to Lubbock.
The expansion and relocation are expected to create 261 new jobs in Lubbock, and were announced at a press conference Monday by the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance.
The THLA is a nonprofit trade association representing every aspect of the lodging and tourism industry.
“If this was an easy problem to resolve, it would have been resolved years ago by the federal government and the state government,” said Medina.
The grant and center will provide training for 240 workers from at least 20 small area businesses, and provide entrepreneurial training and mentoring to at least 38 new business seekers.
John Osborne, CEO of LEDA, appeared on KFYO last week for an interview to discuss the many facets of LEDA and how the organization helps the economic engine of Lubbock
KFYO guest columnist Mikel Ward examines the history of LEDA and why it shouldn't exist any longer
The Council heard many pros and cons about LEDA, considered Lubbock Power and Light's budget, and, in fairly close votes, approved the upcoming budget and tax rate.