My campaign is focused on leadership and JOB GROWTH. Today at the Rotary Club of Paducah we heard a presentation from Bruce Wilcox, the new CEO of Greater Paducah Economic Development. Check out two very interesting slides from Bruce’s presentation.
Top 10 Things That Impact a Company’s Decision to Relocate.
State & Local Tax Scheme
Ease of Permitting Regulatory Process
Landing/Building Prices and Supply
Right to Work State
Higher Education Resources
Quality of Life
Top Deal Killers
- Lack of Responsiveness/Poor Government Leadership
- Lack of Buildings/Sites
- Lack of Skillled Workers
- Breach of Confidentiality
- Lack of Infrastructure
- Lack of Incentives
- Logistics/Transportation Barriers
- Economics of Deal/Costs
The top 10 things that affect a company’s decision to relocate. Transportation infrastructure and ease of permitting stand out for me as areas for improvement, particularly given our need for a new airport terminal. Most importantly, check out the top 10 deal killers. #1…by far…Lack of response by local government.
I can assure you if I am elected, response to prospective companies considering relocation to our area will be LIGHTNING FAST from the City of Paducah. I welcome the opportunity to work closely with Bruce and the leadership of GPED to support their efforts to recruit MORE JOBS to Paducah.