Appalachian Regional Commission

McConnell: Cuts To ARC "Won't Happen"

Mar 20, 2017
Associated Press

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he'll fight a proposal to eliminate a 52-year-old federal agency that seeks to create jobs.  McConnell told WYMT-TV Saturday that he's opposed to the proposal to do away with the Appalachian Regional Commission, which is contained in President Donald Trump's budget for Fiscal 2018.  In fact, McConnell said, "We are not going to allow any cuts" to the commission.

Investments Being Made In Kentucky's Promise Zone

Jan 27, 2015

Officials say an initiative to improve the economy in southeastern Kentucky has seen successes during its first year.

ARC Awards Grant To Ky. Promise Zone

Mar 5, 2014

The Appalachian Regional Commission has awarded funding to launch the Promise Zone program in eight counties in southeastern Kentucky.