The Economic Development Committee addresses issues relating to the New Hampshire economy and state economic development policy. The Fiscal Policy Committee examines issues around state government spending and taxation. The committees meet concurrently on the second Friday of each month at the BIA office in Concord. Meetings begin at 8:00 AM and are open to BIA members.
Meeting Schedule 2016-2017 September 9 October 14 November 11 December 9 January 13 February 10 March 10 April 14 May 12
Chair (Economic Development): Joe Murray, Fidelity Investments
Chair (Fiscal Policy): Steve Lawlor, Nathan Wechsler
BIA staff contact: David Juvet, Senior Vice President, 224.5388 x115
Meeting Agenda Friday, May 12, 2017 8:30 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. Business & Industry Association 122 N. Main Street, Concord NH - 3rd Floor
Fiscal Policy Co-Chair: Steve Lawlor - Nathan Wechsler Economic Development Co-Chair: Joe Murray – Fidelity Investments
2. New England Trade Adjustment Assistance
Our guest presenter this month is Kerri Lacourse from the New England Trade Adjustment Assistance Center. NETAAC is a government funded non-profit organization that offers cost-shared assistance for import-impacted manufacturers through grants through the U.S. Department of Commerce.
This is a particularly important program for US manufacturers who find themselves in a competitive disadvantage from lower cost oversees suppliers.
3. 2017 Legislative Session Review
Staff update of legislation relating to the budget, infrastructure and economic development. 4. Adjourn
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