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Weekly Update 5 June 2006

 

HIGHLIGHTS

 

·         Environmental Policy Analyst – Job Opening

·         Manufacturing Extension – Briefing

·         Farmers Markets and Public Markets Briefing

·         Northeast-Midwest Economic Review

·         Appropriation Updates


Environmental Policy Analyst – Job Opening

 

The Northeast-Midwest Institute is looking for a policy analyst to focus on ecosystem management and restoration in several major watersheds, including Upper Mississippi River, Chesapeake Bay, and Delaware RiverClick here to view a job description.


 

Manufacturing Extension – Briefing

 

The Manufacturing Task Force on Thursday, June 8, will host a luncheon briefing on the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), which helps small and mid-sized businesses better compete in the global marketplace.  Speaking will be New Jersey’s MEP director and the CEO of FPI Thermoplastic Technologies, which has used MEP services to become a worldwide low-cost producer of plastic products.  The June 8 briefing, sponsored by the American Small Manufacturers Coalition, will begin at noon in 2203 Rayburn House Office Building.  Lunch will be served.  RSVP to Carrie Hines with ASMC (202/661-3981).  Contact:  Lisa Mark at the Manufacturing Task Force (202/226-5181).


 

Farmers Markets and Public Markets -- Briefing

 

A Capitol Hill briefing on June 27 will focus on advancing the role of farmers markets and public markets in communities.  The event will be hosted by Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, and the featured speaker will be Charles Kuperus, New Jersey’s Secretary of Agriculture.  It is sponsored by the Project for Public Spaces, Northeast-Midwest Institute, and Sustainable Agriculture Coalition.  The June 27 briefing will run from 5:00 pm until 6:00 pm in 1302 Longworth House Office Building.  A reception, in 1301 Longworth, will follow.  Since space is limited, please RSVP to Julia Day at the Project for Public Spaces (212/620-5660).


 

Northeast-Midwest Economic Review

 

The Spring 2006 issue of the Northeast-Midwest Economic Review includes articles on community development, local agricultural markets, energy security, and electricity policy. 


 

Appropriation Updates

 

Click here to see updates on congressional appropriations for key regional programs.

 


 

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