Springfield, MA has a high unemployment rate and a low rate of labor force participation. Tricia Cananvan, member of the Economic Development Council of Western MA, discusses strategic workforce development needs on Comcast Newsmakers.
The Boston Harbor, once among the nation's the dirtiest, was transformed by the decades long clean up efforts of Save the Harbor Save the Bay into one of the country's cleanest harbors with people boating, kayaking and swimming in its waters again.
Interview recorded on September 26, 2017.
When disaster struck Puerto Rico many stepped in to aid with recovery.Jeffrey Sanchez, MA State Representative and Chair of the MA House Ways and Means Committee has been a local leader in support of the ongoing efforts.
For Part 2 of our conversation with Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez click here.
Interview recorded on November 21, 2017 at Suffolk University.
Boston's tourism industry generates billions of dollars in revenue to the city and the state. Renowned special events; the Boston Marathon, Head of the Charles Regatta, the Tall Ships and an uptick in international visitors all contribute to the economy.
For Visit Boston Part 2 click here
If you have questions about planning a trip to Boston visit the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau website.OUR MISSION
The Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau (GBCVB) is the primary private sector marketing and visitor services organization charged with the development of meetings, conventions and tourism-related business. Our goal is to enhance the economy of Boston, Cambridge and the metropolitan area.