July 31, 2015
South Korean Automotive Supplier INFAC North America to Expand in Campbellsville
$1 million investment expected to result in 20 new jobs
FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 31, 2015) – A company that found a home in Taylor County seven years ago has found so much success that it is now time to grow. Gov. Steve Beshear today announced INFAC North America is expanding in Campbellsville. Read More...

June 11, 2015
Campbellsville Celebrates Governor’s Cup for Economic Development with Ky. Governor Steve Beshear
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. (June 11, 2015) - The City of Campbellsville and Campbellsville University shared in celebration June 10 as Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear visited and shared the Governor's Cup from Site Selection Magazine in recognition of the Commonwealth of Kentucky's excellence in economic growth. Read more...

March 6, 2015
Site Selection Magazine Recognizes Campbellsville as a Top Micropolitan
State of Kentucky Ranks First for New & Expanded Industry Activity
(March 6, 2015) – Gov. Steve Beshear announced on March 3, 2015 that Kentucky placed first nationally in Site Selection magazine’s annual Governor’s Cup rankings for new and expanded industry activity per capita in 2014. Campbellsville was one of 10 Kentucky communities that ranked on Site Selection magazine’s list of Top Micropolitans. Read more...

March 3, 2015
Kentucky Wins Major National Award for Business Creation
Site Selection magazine awards Governor's Cup for most business projects per capita
FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 3, 2015) – The nation is taking notice of Kentucky’s record-breaking 2014 economic development efforts. Read more...

October 24, 2014
Lt. Gov. Abramson Joins Education, Business, Local Leaders to Launch ‘Close the Deal’ at Campbellsville Independent
Program challenges high school seniors to pursue additional education after graduation
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. (Oct. 24, 2014) - Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson joined local officials, educators and the business community to launch a state program challenging Campbellsville Independent High School seniors to pursue additional education after they graduate.

June 24, 2014
Kentucky Receives `A' Rating for Small Business Friendliness
National survey shows Commonwealth is the most improved state in supporting entrepreneurs
FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 24, 2014) – Governor Steve Beshear has placed a tremendous emphasis on supporting Kentucky’s small businesses. A new national survey indicates those efforts are paying off. Read more...

June 23, 2014
Governor Ceremonially Signs Bill to Support Small Businesses
Bill encourages more small business investment, job creation
LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 23, 2014)  Governor Steve Beshear joined community and small business leaders today to ceremonially sign new legislation that makes it easier for small businesses to receive tax credits, encouraging further growth and expansion. The signing took place at Community Ventures Corporation, a small business incubator in Lexington. Read more...

June 4, 2014
Kentucky Wins Silver Shovel Award for Economic Development Projects
National magazine honors Kentucky for creating new jobs and securing investments
FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 4, 2014) – Governor Steve Beshear today announced Area Development magazine, a leading economic development trade publication, has recognized the Commonwealth with a Silver Shovel Award, acknowledging Kentucky as one of the most successful states in creating jobs and securing investments in new and expanding facilities in 2013. Read more...

April 22, 2014
Gov. Beshear Announces Frost-Arnett Company to Expand in Campbellsville
Health care business solutions company to add 70 jobs, hold job fair
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. (April 22, 2014) – Governor Steve Beshear today announced Frost-Arnett Company plans to grow its operations in Taylor County. Frost-Arnett, an accounts receivable management company specializing in office solutions for health care organizations, will create 70 new full-time jobs and invest $620,000 to expand its Campbellsville facility. Read more...

March 14, 2014
Gov. Beshear Launches German-Inspired Skills Initiative
German embassy teaming up with Commonwealth, education and local businesses to improve state's workforce
FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 14, 2014) – In an innovative effort to train and strengthen Kentucky’s future workforce, Kentucky has created a new education/training model that offers some students the option of combining educational opportunities with on-the-job training. The program, called the Skills Initiative, is based on a German model that closes the skills gap between what employers need and what job applicants offer. Read more...

March 7, 2014
Burro Brand, Inc. Opens Location in Campbellsville
Wood sawhorses are made by hands-on, on-site milling process
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. (March 7, 2014) – Team Taylor County Executive Director Ron McMahan announces the opening of Burro Brand, Inc. in Campbellsville. The California-based company chose Campbellsville as its second manufacturing facility based on its central location to the eastern half of the United States. Read more...

March 4, 2014
Kentucky Ranked 4th in Nation for Per Capita Industry Activity in 2013
Nearly 300 announcements represent 14,000 jobs, $3.3 billion in investment
FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 4, 2014) – Site Selection magazine’s annual Governor’s Cup rankings placed Kentucky fourth in the nation for new and expanded industry activity per capita in 2013. Read more...

January 27, 2014
Gov. Beshear Launches Initiative to Transform State's Workforce Delivery System
WorkSmart Kentucky offers businesses a one-stop shop to find and develop skilled workers, ease hiring
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan 27, 2014) – A highly-skilled workforce is the engine that drives Kentucky’s economy. To ensure the strength of the Commonwealth’s current and future workforce, Gov. Steve Beshear today announced the creation of WorkSmart Kentucky, an initiative to provide employers efficient, quality and seamless workforce services and resources, all in one place. Read more...

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