June 05, 2020

Manchin Applauds $11.7 Million In ARC Funding For West Virginia Projects

Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) applauded the allocation of $11,785,000 from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) for projects to improve communities across West Virginia. As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Senator Manchin advocated for an increase in ARC funding to directly benefit rural states like West Virginia.

“The ARC supports projects across West Virginia that improve our state. These funds will be used to strengthen rural health, improve infrastructure, and expand business opportunities for communities across the Mountain State,” Senator Manchin said. “As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, I will continue to fight for West Virginia to receive funding that supports West Virginians as we invest in our own communities and work to better our state.”

Individual awards listed below and links to Senator Manchin’s letters of support:

·         $1,850,000Wyoming County Commission

·         $1,750,000Raleigh County Memorial Airport

·         $1,550,000City of Hinton

·         $1,500,000Natural Capital Investment Fund

·         $1,500,000Wyoming County Economic Development Authority

·         $1,000,000Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Council

·         $750,000New River Gorge Regional Development Authority

·         $750,000Woodlands Community Lenders

·         $500,000Center for Rural Health Development

·         $250,000 – West Virginia Development Office - Consolidated Technical Assistance

·         $250,000 – West Virginia Development Office – Competitive Improvement Program

·         $135,000 – Calhoun County Commission