Mike Pare, the deputy Business editor at the Chattanooga Times Free Press, has worked at the paper for 27 years.
In addition to editing, Mike also writes Business stories and covers Volkswagen, economic development and manufacturing in Chattanooga and the surrounding area.
In the past he also has covered higher education.
Mike, a native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., received a bachelor’s degree in communications from Florida Atlantic University. he worked at the Rome News-Tribune before coming to Chattanooga.
Contact Mike at 423-757-6318 or email@example.com
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A Volkswagen supervisory board member is endorsing the United Auto Workers' efforts at the company's Chattanooga plant, becoming at least the second person on the powerful panel to publicly support the unionizing attempt.
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Some 300 acres that Volkswagen is freeing up at Enterprise South industrial park in Chattanooga for potential suppliers ultimately could add another 20 companies and 2,000 jobs, economic developers say.
Black Creek Mountain developers pledged Thursday to keep building the golf course community, while people questioning its tax increment financing called for a new review by Chattanooga officials.
Chattanooga’s Industrial Development Board today gave its OK to a financial incentives package for Volkswagen’s $600 million expansion.
A Chattanooga panel today left unsettled a decision over whether to appeal a judge’s ruling related to the Black Creek Mountain development and tax incremental financing the project received.
The controversial barge moored on Chattanooga’s downtown waterfront may be dismantled where it sits if a plan is approved by a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge next month.
Amid little discussion, Hamilton County commissioners today approved incentives for Volkswagen’s proposed expansion that will be used to help the company assemble a new sport utility vehicle.
A new letter to Volkswagen employees from the United Auto Workers says its officials are confident VW will recognize the union if it gains "a meaningful portion" of the workforce as members of its Chattanooga local.