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Quick Action Closing Fund Report for FY 2018

Apr 16, 2018, 12:58 PM
The Quick Action Closing Fund allows the Governor to act quickly and decisively in highly competitive situations to finalize an agreement with an employer to locate or expand its business in Arkansas. In this report, details are provided on the companies proposing 85 job creation, expansion or retention projects that have received monies from the fund. These activities project the creation and retention of 26,684 jobs at an average hourly wage of $20.52. The projected cumulative investment of these projects was $2.948 billion. As of June 30, 2018, these 85 projects have created and retained 21,422 jobs.
Reports : Economic Data Reports
Final QACF FY 2018 Report July 11, 2018
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