JULY’S TRISTATE TALKING NEWS – REGIONAL, NATIONAL AND GLOBAL SNAPSHOTS

YOUR JULY 2021 NEWS BULLETIN BRIEF FROM THE… KENTUCKY ’BRING DIVERSITY BACK.’ HOW KENTUCKY’S BLACK FARMERS ARE GETTING FINANCIAL HELP: Much of Kentucky’s agriculture was built on the backs of Black Americans, yet Black farmers in the state account for less than 600 of the more than 76,000 agriculture operations in the state — a mere Read more…

JUNE’S TRISTATE TALKING NEWS – REGIONAL, NATIONAL AND GLOBAL SNAPSHOTS

YOUR JUNE 2021 NEWS BULLETIN BRIEF FROM THE… KENTUCKY $250 MILLION IN GRANTS AVAILABLE TO ADDRESS KENTUCKY’S WATER INFRASTRUCTURE NEEDS: Funded by the federal American Rescue Plan Act and administered by the Kentucky Infrastructure Authority (KIA), $250 million has been appropriated for clean drinking water and wastewater grants to fund projects across Kentucky. There are Read more…

MAY’S TRISTATE TALKING NEWS – REGIONAL, NATIONAL AND GLOBAL SNAPSHOTS

YOUR MAY 2021 NEWS BULLETIN BRIEF FROM THE… KENTUCKY CONTINENTAL REFINING CO’S $20 MILLION AGRITECH INVESTMENT WILL ADD SOYBEAN-BASED PRODUCTS IN SOMERSET, KY: Continental Refining Co. (CRC) plans to invest $20 million to add a soybean crushing, biodiesel refining and blending facility at its CRC oil refinery in Somerset, Ky., it announced today. The ability Read more…

APRIL’S TRISTATE TALKING NEWS – REGIONAL, NATIONAL AND GLOBAL SNAPSHOTS

YOUR APRIL 2021 NEWS BULLETIN BRIEF FROM THE… TENNESSEE GOOGLE SAYS IT CONTRIBUTED $4.6 BILLION TO TENNESSEE’S ECONOMY IN 2020, HERE’S HOW IT BREAKS DOWN: Google’s U.S. economic impact totals $50 billion more than Tennessee’s entire gross domestic product, according to the tech company’s annual evaluation. Nationwide, $426 billion was generated by Google and its subsidiaries, its new Read more…

JANUARY’S TRISTATE TALKING NEWS – REGIONAL, NATIONAL AND GLOBAL SNAPSHOTS

SPECIAL FEATURE STORIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD! ‌ WORLD – BOARD DIVERSITY IN 2020 SHOWS SLOW SIGNS OF PROGRESS STUDY FINDS: Despite increased attention to diversity and inclusion, board diversity progress is slow and insufficient, according to a report from executive search firm Egon Zehnder. The 2020 Egon Zehnder Global Board Diversity Tracker examined the Read more…

OCTOBER’S TRISTATE TALKING NEWS – REGIONAL, NATIONAL AND GLOBAL SNAPSHOTS

  SPECIAL FEATURE STORIES FROM AROUND   THE WORLD! GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP TO MAKE AVAILABLE 120 MILLION AFFORDABLE, QUALITY COVID-19 RAPID TESTS FOR LOW AND MIDDLE INCOME COUNTRIES:  A set of agreements to make available, for low and middle-income countries, affordable, high-quality COVID-19 antigen rapid tests were today announced by the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Read more…