Daily Sentinel: Brown receives 2013 Congressional Award from DDAA

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Daily Sentinel: Brown receives 2013 Congressional Award from DDAA

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) was recognized for his advocacy on behalf of economic development initiatives in Appalachia, receiving the 2013 Congressional Award from the Development District Association of Appalachia (DDAA) during a ceremony in Washington.

“Strong rural communities demand economic investment and development,” Brown said. “That’s why these local development districts throughout Appalachian Ohio are so important. By tapping into the revolving loan fund and federal grants, these organizations make a huge difference in the communities they serve. I appreciate the Development District Association of Appalachia’s work on behalf of Southeastern Ohio rural communities, and I am honored to receive this award.”

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