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GO Virginia economic development program is improving regional collaboration, state study finds

December 12, 2023

The JLARC report was largely positive but noted that GO Virginia’s overall economic impact is hard to measure, and warned that the program’s appropriations could be reduced if the money doesn’t all get used.

BY: Markus Schmidt (Cardinal News)

More than seven years after its inception, the Growth and Opportunity for Virginia regional economic development program appears to be improving regional collaboration, and many projects have had positive regional economic impacts, a new study by the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission found.

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