Sunday, June 09, 2013

Too many tools? Economic-development groups starting to overlap

— Doug Lengenfelder admits that 45 economic-development organizations would seem like enough – even for financially distressed Cambria County.

That's why the president Cambria County commissioner first approached one of the existing organizations when commissioners proposed bringing the federal foreign trade zone program here.

The list was included in a report to the previous county commissioners by consultant Emily White of Duane Morris Government Strategies. It includes a wide range of organizations working in various roles to create jobs and promote business within Cambria County. More here.

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