Tag: federal commission

By Stefanie Jackson – Accomack and Northampton are two of many rural counties across Virginia and six other states that could receive federal grant money to support their economic development if the Southeast Crescent Regional Commission is finally activated in 2021, about 13 years after its creation. The Farm Bill...
By Stefanie Jackson – The Eastern Shore is part of the Black Belt, a southern U.S. region that curves from Virginia to Mississippi, covering many counties across seven states, which are in economic distress but may soon be able to receive federal assistance. The Southeast Crescent Regional Commission (SCRC) was...