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ECICOG Recieves Economic Development Grant

Posted: Monday, September 21st, 2009 at 6:09 am

Six Eastern Iowa Counties, including Washington, are receiving more than $100,000 in federal grant money to establish a comprehensive economic development strategy. Democratic Senator Tom Harkin says the money is gong to the East Central Iowa Council of Governments. Harkin says “Formulating sound development strategies is key to increasing Iowans’ career opportunities and growing urban and rural economies.”