CIRAS Digest: Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015

  • The Mason City Globe-Gazette says has a story on Gov. Terry Branstad’s bid to boost Internet access in rural Iowa. The headline says it all: “Broadband industry likes Iowa incentives, would like more.”
  • has an article noting that two thirds of manufacturers surveyed by PricewaterhouseCoopers reported that “they are currently implementing 3-D printing in some way.”
  • Chattanooga, Tenn., is Number 2 on a list of top city’s for manufacturing, as ranked by Chief Executive magazine. Reno is first, according to an article in the Chatanooga Times Free Press. Following Chatanooga, it’s “any city in South Carolina,” and Milwaukee.

That’s enough for now. Stay warm.

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