From the December SOAR Summit (Shaping Our Appalachian Region) to Federal Promise Zones and recent efforts to improve internet connectivity and expand the Mountain Parkway, the region is on the minds of the governor and legislators at both the state and federal levels.
On this week's Eastern Standard, Economic Development in Eastern Kentucky.
We'll learn about what's underway and we're interested in your questions, comments and stories.
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Guests: Justin Maxson, President, and Ivy Brashear, Communications Assosiate with the Mountain Association for Community Economic Development; Ian Patrick Mooers, Executive Director of the Center for Economic Development at Eastern Kentucky; and Tony Wilder, Commissioner, Kentucky Department for Local Government