Congresswoman Miller announces Economic Development Investments for Southern West Virginia

WEST VIRGINIA (WOAY) – Congresswoman Carol Miller (R-WV) today announced two investments from the Economic Development Administration. Each investment is worth $70,000, with the first going to Princeton in Mercer County, and the second going to Huntington in Cabell County. These funds will be used to aid in economic development planning in Southern West Virginia. Additional details are below.

“As we transition out of this public health crisis, our most important priority is stabilizing and rebuilding our economy,” said Congresswoman Miller. “These investments in Southern West Virginia are a commitment to expanding opportunities for success and creating stable jobs throughout the region. We are working, across all levels of government, to deliver money back into our local communities, where it can be best used.”

Full Details:

  1. $70,000 will be going to Princeton in Mercer County to help develop and implement a comprehensive economic development strategy (CEDS) for the area in the Region I Planning and Development Council. Region I comprises McDowell, Mercer, Monroe, Raleigh, Summers, and Wyoming Counties. The CEDS process is used to bring together private and public sectors in the region. The total project cost is $140,000.
  2. $70,000 will be going to Huntington in Cabell County to help develop and implement a comprehensive economic development strategy (CEDS) for the area in the Region II Planning and Development Council. Region II comprises Cabell, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, Mingo, and Wayne Counties. The CEDS process is used to bring together private and public sectors in the region. The total project cost is $116,667.
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