Sep 02 2008

Shelby Announces $115,000 for Tuskegee University

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Rural Development will award $115,000 to Tuskegee University for outreach and technical assistance.

“Alabama’s rural development is integral to our state’s overall economy,” said Shelby.  “This important funding will be used to further strengthen entrepreneurial and business development in the Black Belt region through training and technical assistance.”