Tobacco $ Projects

The Commission formed 12 years ago to help revitalize Virginia’s fiscally stressed tobacco regions has had a positive impact … but it has also funded projects that have not contributed to the regions’ economic renewal.  That’s according to the General Assembly’s watchdog agency … which also found that grants awarded by the Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission were not always linked to economic need.  Virginia Public Radio’s Anne Marie Morgan reports from the State Capitol.

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