State Agencies Propose Spending Virginia’s Rescue Funds

Virginia Mercury: July 8, 2021 | Virginia has $4.3 billion in federal aid to spend and no shortage of ideas. State agencies hoping to tap into American Rescue Plan funds have submitted wish lists that top more than $18 billion, floating proposals ranging from new helicopters for Virginia State Police […]

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Greater Augusta Tourism Council Reveals SAW Reopening Video

June 22, 2022 | The Greater Augusta Tourism Council (GART), the regional tourism organization for Staunton, Augusta County, and Waynesboro, released a new Staunton, Augusta, Waynesboro reopening promotional video. The video is a part of of GART’s GO Virginia Grant, which developed the the ExploreSAW website and SAW Savings Pass […]

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Fed says Fifth District Economy Shows Moderate Growth

Virginia Business: April 15, 2021 The economy has grown “moderately” in recent weeks, with strong production increases, employment rising and consumer spending up in the Federal Reserve’s Fifth District, which includes Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, West Virginia and Maryland, according to the latest edition of the Fed’s Beige Book, released […]

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Telework!VA Provides Telework Program Assistance

Last fall the CSPDC worked with Telework!VA consultant, Robin Mack to host a staff retreat on the benefits, challenges and best practices of teleworking. Ms. Mack surveyed staff and created a customized presentation for both employees and managers to better succeed in our new virtual workplace. Robin Mack and the […]

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American Rescue Bill

President Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) in early March. The $1.9 trillion relief bill provides direct assistance to state and local governments along with billions of dollars for public health, vaccines, education, transportation, housing and more. In the CSPDC region, the counties of Augusta, Bath, […]

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