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ARRA Success Stories

ARRA Success Stories

West Virginia is currently projected to receive over $1.8 billion in one-time additional federal revenues through The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act or ARRA. The overall purpose of the program is to:

  • Preserve and create jobs to promote economic recovery
  • Provide investments in technological advances in science and health
  • Invest in transportation, environmental protection, and other long term infrastructure improvements
  • Stabilize state and local government budgets

You may view more information West Virginia’s Economic Recovery Portal (www.recovery.wv.gov). Here are success stories from the Department of Commerce and its agencies:

Business & Work Force:

  ARC Loan Gives Glass Studio Room to Recover
  Building West Virginia’s Broadband Infrastructure
  Youth Stimulus Program: Build It, Keep It, Share It
  Set-Aside Grants Improve Quality of Life
  Green-collar Jobs Training Curriculum Funded


  ARRA funds Energy Efficiency Upgrades to State-owned Buildings
  Stimulus Funding Helps Correctional Facilities Save Energy