West Virginia exports increase by over 20 percent, state delivers second-largest amount of coal in US
12 Apr 2023
Gov. Jim Justice announced today that West Virginia's export market grew for the third consecutive year in 2022 to a value of $7.6 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's recent trade statistics. This marks a 20% increase over 2021, with an additional $1.4 billion in exports.
“Our continued growth in exports showcases the incredible strength of West Virginia's economy,” Gov. Justice said. “West Virginia businesses delivered quality products and services to 140 countries around the world last year which is proof that we are not only competitive in global markets, but GROWING year after year. Way to go West Virginia!”
USDA Announces Ranking as “Most Improved” Agency in the 2022 Best Place to Work RankingsApr 12 2023
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that it has received the recognition for being “Most Improved” for very large Federal agencies in the Partnership for Public Service’s 2022 Best Places to Work Rankings. This continues USDA’s path of steady improvement towards becoming a Great Place to Work for...
Generation WV has officially opened applications for the latest edition of its NewForce program, per a post from the organization’s Facebook page. Generation WV describes its NewForce program as a “six-month, fully remote, tuition-free coding school.” The purpose of the program is to train West Virginians that have no...
NewForce Offers Fully-Remote, Tuition-Free Coding School with Need-Based Living Stipend for West VirginiansApr 11 2023
Generation West Virginia is accepting applications for its eighth cohort of NewForce, a six-month, fully-remote, tuition-free coding school run in partnership with Mountwest Community & Technical College. Generation West Virginia will continue to offer a need-based living stipend of $11/hour for eligible students during the duration of the program. ...