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Mayor says Applications for Economic Development funds being accepted

December 22nd, 2022 by WCBC Radio

A major economic development investment  will be made in western Maryland beginning in 2023. The state created a $50 million fund to invest in economic growth in District 1 after an 11-member task force led by Senator George Edwards was formed in 2020 and requested the monetary investment. The measure was approved last year and the investment was titled the George C. Edwards Fund in honor of the senator who is retiring in January. The $50 million is being distributed to the district over four years, with $20 million arriving next month. Cumberland Mayor Ray Morriss said applications are now being accepted…