Investing in the Economic Future of Eastern Kentucky

Date Published: 
Monday, October 14, 2013
Source/Author: 
Mountain Association for Community Economic Development

A new report by the Mountain Association for Community Economic Development calls for the creation of an Appalachian Planning and Development Fund to oversee strategic planning for the region and direct the use of some portion of severance tax funds. The report emphasizes that an open and inclusive process is as important as the funds themselves to producing positive outcomes.