Governor Bentley Elected Co-Chair of Appalachian Regional Commission

Governor Robert Bentley has been elected Co-Chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) by governors of the 13 states that make up the ARC. The commission was created by Congress in 1965 to improve the quality of life and promote economic development in the Appalachian mountain region. Thirty-seven Alabama counties are located within the ARC region and are eligible to receive funding for improvement projects. read the full article here.