Eastgate Presents Initiatives in Washington D.C.

16 June 2022

Participating in the 2022 Washington D.C. Fly-In hosted by the Youngstown-Warren Regional Chamber, Eastgate's Executive Director, Jim Kinnick, and Economic Development Project Manager, Mark Ragozine, are in Washington D.C. this week to advocate for several of the Mahoning Valley's most important initiatives.

The initiatives being presented are the LIVE Zone 2022 USDOT RAISE Grant application, the Youngstown Equitable & Sustainable Streets Initiative (YES), and the Lake to River Regional Fiber Expansion project. The opportunity to interact with Department Secretaries, Senators, and Representatives has given the Mahoning Valley a critical and unique opportunity to capture our piece of the historic Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA) funding.

Events like these prove that the valley can work together and collaborate for the betterment of the everyone involved.