[From: https://nonprofitquarterly.org]

“The Mountain Xpress reports that county commissioners in Buncombe County (centered on Asheville) are “signaling a shift in philosophy and priorities regarding how economic development incentive dollars will be doled out.” At the commission meeting, commissioners voted to remove $1.5 million from the county’s $5 million economic development incentive pool to finance a small business loan program and expand preschool education.”

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