Tax credit program aims to boost Maine economy

Low income communities have long had the burden of not having investors want to put any sort of amount of money into the community at all. You can think of this as various investors, who may be interested in putting their money into various businesses in random locations, as wanting to avoid low income areas,...
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The History of Hydraulic Fracturing

Hydraulic fracturing has become the safest and simplest form of oil exploration in the world today. Fracturing is a simple process that is used by exploration companies like Cunningham Energy, and fracturing allows for greater exploration of known oil reserves around the world. This article explains how fracturing has opened up the oil industry to greater reserves, greater safety and better prices for customers....
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Washington DC Development Is A Family Affair

Washington DC has been a Frank Haney family town ever since it first became the seat of American government. People have slowly moved into the city and filled it up over time, and the city is being developed to this day by companies that are run by old families of the city. Some of these...
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New Funding Mechanism Serves Texas Business

A recently created funding vehicle for entrepreneurial businesses in Texas is getting a “thumbs up” from venture capitalists and entrepreneurs. CAPCO, which is short for [Texas] “Certified Company Capital Company Program” was created to be a source of funds for venture capital companies to tap when making investments in Texas businesses. Although CAPCO programs have...
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Serving Justice to the Less Fortunate

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Sean Hecker is the chairman of the board of the OAD and works alongside other board members to constantly improve the OAD and have it function to its fullest ability. The Office of the Appellate Defender is a non-profit law firm in New York that provides legal representation and advice to convicted felonies who believe they are not guilty. ...
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New York Foam Ban Leads to Missed Opportunity

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Polystyrene foam, commonly mistaken for “Styrofoam” which is a trademark of the Dow Chemical Co., is an inexpensive and quality packaging entity, utilized by many fast food restaurants and small businesses–particularly halal carts in NYC. The NY foam ban (http://newyork.gofoam.org/) was implemented under the impression that polystyrene foam cannot be recycled economically–yet groups have been recycling the material for years all across the country, and in fact, Dart Container Corporation offered to pay to implement a more effective recycling program in NYC....
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