E. Kentucky Nets M in Grant from Appalachian Regional Commission

The Appalachian Regional Commission is spreading $26.5 million in awards to nine states to assist struggling coal communities.

The commission said in a news release that the money is projected to create or retain more than 5,400 jobs.

Kentucky will receive nearly $3 million to support workforce training and education in manufacturing, tech, health care and other fields.

Source: MG News

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