North Alabama Action Commission

Sunday, July 29, 2007

Governor Riley in Alabama has launched the North Alabama Action Commission. Patterned after the Black Belt Commission established four years ago, the North Alabama Action Commission is designed to focus on regional solutions to four challenges: industrial development, education, health and workforce development. Read more.

Instead of industrial development, I would have like to see the governor focus on entrepreneurship. A lot has been happening to create new tools and opportunities around rural entrepreneurship.

North Alabama could have immediately seized some national attention by moving into a leadership position in experimenting with these new approaches to rural economic development.

posted by Ed Morrison |

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