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Press Releases

 February 2016
$120 Million for Appalachian Regional Commission Included in FY 2017 Presidential Budget Request to Congress
The administration's proposed fiscal year 2017 funding for ARC includes $70 million for the Commission's base area development program and $50 million to implement the multi-agency POWER Initiative.
 February 2016
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam Named 2016 Appalachian Regional Commission States’ Co-Chair
Haslam was selected by his fellow Appalachian governors to serve in the role of states' co-chair for the Commission for 2016.
 January 2016
Six Appalachian Communities Receive 2016 Federal Local Foods, Local Places Awards to Integrate Local Food Strategies into Main Street Revitalization and Public Health Efforts
The Appalachian communities are among the 27 awardees nationwide who will receive technical support to integrate local food into their community development strategies to help create economic opportunity, improve access to healthy local food, and revitalize rural downtowns and main streets.