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Congressman Alex Mooney Announces more than $9.9 Million for Rural Development Projects

January 31, 2018
Press Release

Congressman Alex Mooney Announces more than $9.9 Million for Rural Development Projects

Washington, D.C. – Today Representative Alex X. Mooney (WV-2) announced $9,985,693.00 in loan and grant funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

“Assuring that local businesses and governments have access to federal resources is a top priority of mine. I am happy to fight and help secure funds that are vital to economic development in West Virginia. As President Trump reveals his infrastructure plans, I look forward to announcing even more funding in the near future,” said Rep. Mooney.

Individual awards listed below:

Berkeley County:

$30,605.00- Grant to Eastern Panhandle Regional Planning & Developmental Council for a Strategic Business Study for the Eastern West Virginia Regional Airport in rural Berkeley County located in Martinsburg, WV. This business study will develop options for the airport in regards to expansion and market research to provide more jobs for the area.

Braxton County:

$22,000.00- Grant to the Town of Burnsville to conduct a study of their entire sanitary sewer system to identify the areas of concern and determine alternatives to correct the issues.

Jackson County:

$740,000.00- Loan to Elizabeth Way Limited Partnership to construct a 32 unit elderly apartment complex in Ripley, WV.

$9,193,088.00- Loan to Jamarco LLC will be used for the business acquisition of Valley, Inc., a stone yard and maritime center in Millwood, WV. The project includes the purchase of equipment, machinery, working capital and loan fees.

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