Steve Beshear worked with Briggs & Stratton Corporation to re-invest in their Murray manufacturing plant and retain 640 jobs.
KyPost.com covered the announcement by Briggs & Stratton:
Gov. Steve Beshear recently joined community and company officials in Murray to announce an investment of more than $35.5 million by Briggs & Stratton Corporation, a manufacturer of air-cooled gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment.
The company is planning significant renovations over the next three years that will allow them to sustain a competitive global market position and ultimately retain its more than 640 full-time employees.
Steve Beshear and Jerry Abramson know how to bring business and government together to create jobs for Kentuckians. Their collective experience is what Kentucky needs to lead us out of the recession.
This is just one of the companies Steve has worked with to create jobs throughout Kentucky. Find more at the top of the website or click on the words below to see the full list: