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10 Days. 1,500 Jobs.

The past ten days have been filled with significant economic development news for Arkansas, and I’d like to share some of that today. On October 24, I was in Jonesboro for the grand opening of the Risever Machine Company, which manufactures parts for companies such as Caterpillar and Volvo. The company is investing $20 million and creating more than 100 jobs. The next day, I was in Blytheville for the opening of Nucor Corporation&rsquo...

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