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Congresswoman Elise Stefanik

Representing the 21st District of New York

Stefanik Applauds Economic Development Administration Investment Award

December 19, 2017
Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) applauded the U.S. Economic Development Administration ‘s (EDA) announcement that the Lake Champlain-Lake George Regional Planning Board will receive a $70,000 EDA Planning Investment award. This award will support the development and implementation of a comprehensive economic development strategy for the areas under the jurisdiction of the Lake Champlain-Lake George Regional Planning Board.

"This important funding will help foster public and private partnerships to support economic development in our region,” said Congresswoman Stefanik. “This funding will go a long way toward developing our local workforce, promoting conservation, and improving our infrastructure. I thank the EDA for making this funding a priority.”

Additional information on this award from the EDA:

City/County, State:

Lake George/Warren County, New York

 

U.S. Congressional District

21

 

EDA Investment Amount:

$70,000

 

Total Project Cost:

$140,000

 

Anticipated Impact/Outcome:

Establishes an economic development planning framework, process, and strategy that supports private capital investment and job creation in the region.

 

 

 

 

 

Description:  This EDA planning investment supports the development and implementation of a comprehensive economic development strategy (CEDS) for the region served by the Lake Champlain-Lake George Regional Planning Board, which comprises the counties of Clinton, Essex, Hamilton, Warren, and Washington.  The CEDS process is designed to bring together the public and private sectors in the creation of an economic development roadmap to diversify and strengthen the regional economy.

 

Should you have any questions, please contact EDA at (202) 482-2900. 


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