Capito and Manchin announce EDA grant for the economic development of the city of Paden


WASHINGTON DC – U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (RW.Va.), senior member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), and Joe Manchin (DW.Va.), both members of the Senate Appropriations Committee , today announced $ 79,200 from the US Economic Development Administration (EDA) to support Paden City in the implementation of real estate improvements and the transformation of a vacant industrial space into a manufacturing or related business space .

“As the town of Paden continues to grow, this EDA investment will help the community better identify areas for new development, especially areas of opportunity. In turn, these developments will help stimulate the local economy ”, said Senator Capito. “As a ranking member of the EPW committee, which oversees the EDA, I am proud to see this award supporting Paden City and its economic potential.”

“EDA continues to be a strong partner for West Virginia through investments in our state, our businesses and our people. I am happy that EDA is investing in the town of Paden to modernize a vacant industrial space that will attract new manufacturers or businesses to the community. I was proud to support their efforts and look forward to seeing the positive impacts of this investment on the local economy. As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, I will continue to advocate for funding to stimulate economic development in Mountain State ”, said Senator Manchin.

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