U.S. Senators Announce $70K for Lower Shore of Md. Economic Development

WASHINGTON– U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin (both D-Md.) have announced $70,000 in federal funding for the Tri-County Council for the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland.

The funding, awarded through the Economic Development Administration, will be used to develop and implement a comprehensive economic development strategy for Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties.

“Small businesses and entrepreneurs are the growth engine of our economy,” Cardin said in a statement. “By supporting their vision and facilitating collaboration, this initiative has the potential to make a real difference in Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester Counties for years to come.”

The EDA awards federal funds to spur job growth and economic advancement across the U.S. The administration helps local economies adopt new approaches to job growth and adapt to changing economic conditions.

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