The Silver State has a unique origin story. Despite being much less economically viable and populated, Nevada beat out the other territories to become a state in 1864 because of its Republican and pro-Union leanings. President Abraham Lincoln fast-tracked the process, surpassing Congress, to ensure ultimately three electoral votes for his re-election and bolster Republican … [Read more...] about Business Roots: Nevada’s Economic Development History
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HENDERSON – The Henderson Development Association (HDA), the economic development arm of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce, will host a presentation and mixer featuring “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!: A Panel Discussion on Distribution in Southern Nevada” moderated by Tina Quigley, general manager of the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada. The event will be from … [Read more...] about Distribution Panel Discussion to Open Henderson Chamber Mixer
Honoring Past Businesses, Recognizing Present Companies & Welcoming Industries of the Future Incorporated in 1953, Henderson, Nev. was born “in America’s defense” with the building of the Basic Magnesium Plant in 1943 during World War II. The plant supplied the U.S. War Department with magnesium for munitions and airplane parts that would eventually help the United States … [Read more...] about Special Report: City of Henderson