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Study: Reinvesting in Infrastructure Would Create 3,000 Jobs in Delaware and Raise Average Household

WILMINGTON, Del. –New economic analysis from the national Business Roundtable reveals that a significant reinvestment in U.S. public infrastructure systems would add $1,000 in disposable income for the average Delaware household every year for 20 years and create 3,000 additional new jobs in Delaware over the next decade. Prepared by the Interindustry Forecasting Project at the University of Maryland, the economic analysis shows that as a result of increased infrastructure investment over a 20-year period, Delaware would benefit from: $8 billion of additional output from personal and non-tradable services; $6 billion of additional output from finance, insurance and real estate; and $3 billio

2019 General Assembly Must Protect Long-Term Economy

With the 2019 General Assembly session opening this week, the Delaware business community is eager to work with state lawmakers to tirelessly advocate for policy solutions to help attract and retain cutting-edge jobs, while ensuring that the long-term economic picture in Delaware remains viable. With strong support of the Delaware Prosperity Partnership, state leaders, led by Governor Carney, are taking a significantly more strategic and collaborative approach to attracting, retaining and growing businesses at home. Now, the General Assembly needs to support the Carney Administration in its efforts to apply that forward thinking to keeping the state’s finances manageable for taxpayers for ge

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