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Kern County, California, presents business plan to spur economic development

The counties that make up California’s Central Valley often cannot compete with coastal areas in attracting businesses to locate in their area. But the Kern County Board of Supervisors just released a plan that would offer businesses incentives to set up shop there and to expand existing enterprises.

Study focuses on Americans’ economic well being

A survey of economic well-being among Americans finds that 17 percent live in economically distressed communities. The same study shows that 27 percent of the American population live in prosperous areas.