Governor Bill Haslam signed this week the legislation passed by the Tennessee General Assembly that will expand the FastTrack incentive program. The legislation creates the FastTrack economic development program, which would provide grants and loans to local governments, industrial development boards, local economic development organizations or other political subdivisions of the state, to be used to facilitate economic development activities that were previously not eligible for FastTrack infrastructure development or job training assistance funds. Economic development professionals in collaboration with our state organization, the Tennessee Economic Development Council, worked to educate our legislators on how this program would enhance job creation and capital investment in Tennessee.
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Daryl Phillips, CEcD, EDFP
I work as an economic developer consulting with communities and companies developing locations, building communities and identifying and developing workforce. However, my opinions on this blog are free and my own, as is the blog itself.
I am a member of International Economic Development Council, Southern Economic Development Council, Tennessee Economic Development Council and International Council of Shopping Centers.
I have earned over 20 years experience in economic and workforce development. I have earned and maintain the designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) from International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) certification from National Development Council. I have earned a Master of Business Administration from Tennessee Technological University.
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