Economic Funding

Some money is coing into theb state according to Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation Chief Executive Officer Jerry Rickett.“We were selected to receive 1.5 million dollars for a power project,” Rickett said. “The power program is an A-R-C program that works in the coal-impacted counties within their service area.”His company was granted funding by the Appalachian Regional Commission for what he is calling their EZ/PZ project.“We’re hoping to create between 400 and 425 jobs through this initiative,” Rickett said.

Source: MG News

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