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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Alongside other senators representing naval shipyard communities, Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Angus King announced Thursday the approval of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act by the Senate Armed Services Committee, a full repeal of the Department of Defense’s reduced per diem policy included in the legislation.
WASHINGTON, DC— Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today announced that her provision to reverse severe cuts to shipyard workers’ benefits has been adopted by the House Armed Services Committee.
KITTERY, Maine -- A workforce nearing 6,000, more than 200 years in the making, may be at risk of flatlining if stakeholders can’t find a way to cultivate a regional culture that is supportive of the trades.
PORTSMOUTH — John Kodzis knows firsthand the difficulties of hiring workers into manufacturing jobs.
“We have openings in all of our divisions,” said Kodzis, president and CEO of IPSUMM, a product development company at Pease International Tradeport focused on creative design using practiced engineering and manufacturing skills. “Signing people is tough.”
It is a lament shared by manufacturers throughout the region, a frustration the University of New Hampshire hopes to address with a grant from the National Science Foundation.
DURHAM -- The University of New Hampshire has been awarded a $300,000 National Science Foundation grant to launch a pilot project in collaboration with the state’s community colleges and advanced manufacturing partners, according to U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter. The partnership will work to address the workforce needs of New Hampshire’s advanced manufacturing sector.