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The utility company National Grid wants to develop local science and engineering talent for the Long Island workforce. As part of Careers in Energy Week, Long Island high school students learned about electrical and mechanical engineering careers, watched live demonstrations and attended a career fair.

Long Island Enters Race For Amazon HQ2

Sep 29, 2017
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Nassau and Suffolk County officials came together on Thursday to pitch three sites on Long Island as a potential site for Amazon’s second headquarters. They join a long lists of suitors, including Connecticut.

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Alexion Pharmaceuticals announced on Tuesday that it is relocating its headquarters from New Haven, Connecticut, to Boston and cutting 20 percent of its global workforce.

Connecticut Only One Of Amazon’s Many Suitors

Sep 12, 2017
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The State of Connecticut is putting together a proposal to lure Amazon to build its next headquarters in the state.

The Seattle-based company recently announced it wants spend $5 billion on a second headquarters to house as many as 50,000 employees.

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The town manager in Enfield, Connecticut, said officials are willing to talk to toymaker LEGO about possible incentives to keep as many employees there as possible.

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