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Should the Appalachian Regional Commission be used as a model for the nation?

United States. General Accounting Office

Should the Appalachian Regional Commission be used as a model for the nation?

report to the Congress

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by General Accounting Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Appalachian Regional Commission,
  • Federal aid to regional planning -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, [4], 159 p. :
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14896387M

    Background The Appalachian region of the country is a geographically large and diverse area. At a federal level, the Appalachian region is defined in the authorizing legislation of the regional economic development agency, the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC). 1 The region includes all of West Virginia and parts of 12 other states: Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New. Get this from a library! Economic disparity in Appalachia: an examination of accessibility and policy factors. [Amy E Rock; Kent State University,] -- Current economic development policy is unevenly effective across Appalachia. At the root of this policy is the annual determination of County Economic Status, a metric intended to measure performance.


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Should the Appalachian Regional Commission be used as a model for the nation? by United States. General Accounting Office Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Appalachian Regional Commission program is an experiment to see whether effective policy and plans can be made for the economic, social, and environmental growth and development of Appalachia. The Commission considers its program a model for the Nation and recommends the concept be expanded to a nationwide system of multistate commissions.

Get this from a library. Should the Appalachian Regional Commission be used as a model for the nation?: report to the Congress. [United States. General Accounting Office.]. Should the Appalachian Regional Commission be used as a model for the nation?: report to the Congress / By United States.

General Accounting Office. Topics: Appalachian Regional Commission., Federal grants-in-aid., Regional planning commissions. Publisher: Washington: General Accounting Office, Year: OAI.

As Ronald D. Eller describes in his book establishing the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC). Abrams in a statement to The Nation. “Funding the Black Belt Regional Commission. The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) is a United States federal-state partnership that works with the people of Appalachia to create opportunities for self-sustaining economic development and improved quality of life.

Congress established A.R.C. to bring the region into socioeconomic parity with the rest of the nation. The Appalachian Region, as defined by Congress, includes all of West Headquarters: Washington, D.C., U.S.

The Appalachian Regional Commission is a federal-state partnership that works with the people of Appalachia to create opportunities for self-sustaining economic development and improved quality of life.

ARC Project Guidelines Appendix A—Policy Statements. Policy for the Development of the Travel and Tourism Industry The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) recognizes the development of the travel and tourism industry as an important component of the Commission's strategy to improve the economic health of the Appalachian Region.

Start studying Geography Final. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. the urban land use model is sometimes referred to as the trade-off model because people make a trade-off between accessibility and.

Appalachian regional commission. And Randolph, perhaps more than any other individual, can be considered the father of the Appalachian Regional Commission. He sponsored the Appalachian Regional Development Act ofwhich established the Commission, and over the years was a key and staunch supporter of the Commission.

Celebrating the History of Appalachia Two new books shed light on the often misunderstood heritage of an Should the Appalachian Regional Commission be used as a model for the nation? book region rich in culture: The United States of Appalachia and The Encyclopedia.

Rx for the Rural Health-Care Shortage. by James E. Casto. Studies suggest that America has more doctors than it needs. Maybe it does. But even if the United States overall has an oversupply of doctors, that's certainly not the case in the nation's rural areas, especially the rural areas of the Appalachian.

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) is a regional economic development agency representing a unique partnership of federal, state, and local government. Established by an act of Congress inthe Commission is composed of the governors of the 13 Appalachian states and a federal co‐chair, Should the Appalachian Regional Commission be used as a model for the nation?

book is. The Appalachian Regional Commission has a key role in helping the people of Appalachia build a better future: creating jobs, building infrastructure to foster business and community growth and to connect the Region with national and international markets, and developing an educated, healthy workforce prepared to participate fully in the global : Appalachian Regional Commission.

Appalachia (/ ˌ æ p ə ˈ l eɪ tʃ ə,-l eɪ ʃ ə,-l æ tʃ ə /) is Should the Appalachian Regional Commission be used as a model for the nation? book cultural region in the Eastern United States that stretches from the Southern Tier of New York State to northern Alabama and Georgia.

While the Appalachian Mountains stretch from Belle Isle in Canada to Cheaha Mountain in Alabama, the cultural region of Appalachia typically refers only to the central and southern Counties or county-equivalents: Appalachia: a reference book / Appalachian Regional Commission Paperback – January 1, by.

Appalachian Regional Commission. (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Author: Appalachian Regional Commission.

Working With Clients of Appalachian Culture Kathryn A. Russ Paper based on a program presented at the American Counseling Association Conference, MarchPittsburgh, PA Russ, Kathryn A., is an assistant professor and Regional Academic Director at Lindsey Wilson College, Columbia, KY.

Her dissertation was on the effects ofFile Size: 1MB. Start studying Geography of US and Canada Exam 1 (Part 3). Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

What city/nation was the first European settlement in the Bypassed East. The primary role of the Appalachian Regional Commission was to. However, before any such measure is used, ARC should coordinate with other federal agencies to ensure a consistent methodology is being applied.

Evidence: "Moving Appalachia Forward" Appalachian Regional Commission Strategic Plan Draft, October 1, Abstract: The Appalachian Regional Development Act of is one of the longest serving place-based regional development programs in the U.S., and is the largest in terms of geographic scope.

I use county-level data from the thru Decennial Censuses to evaluate the effect of ARDA on poverty rates and real per capita incomes in Appalachia.

Dropout Prevention in Appalachia: Lessons for the Nation: a report of the Appalachian Regional Commission: Edition Hardcover – January 1, by Appalachian Regional Commission (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, Author: Appalachian Regional Commission.

Appalachia: journal of the Appalachian Regional Commission [Appalachia (Washington, D.C.).] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Appalachia: journal of the Appalachian Regional Commission/5(23). The images of poverty in Appalachia that John F.

Kennedy used in his campaign for the presidency in shocked and disturbed many Americans. Five years later, President Lyndon Johnson and the U.S.

Congress demonstrated their commitment to that neglected and exploited region with the creation of the Appalachian Regional Commission.

In this insightful book, Michael Bradshaw explores the ARC Cited by: A Resolution of the Appalachian Governors Concerning the Appalachian Regional Commission, Febru We support the President's determination to limit federal spending and agree that the Appalachian Regional Commission should take its fair share of the cuts.

We are concerned because the Administration proposal terminates the by: The book presents definitions of the Appalachian region that range from those of the Appalachian Regional Commission (Mississippi to New York State) to more restrained definitions but it concentrates on the Appalachian South, which makes for interesting reading.

Part 2, THE NEW NATION AND THE APPALACHIAN BACKWOODS, covers the period through Cited by: William Edward “Bill” Haslam, governor of Tennessee, was named states’ co-chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) on February 4,after being selected for the post by his fellow Appalachian state governors.

His term ended in February as he was replaced by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf. A recent and negative review of ARC'S activities is contained in Government Accounting Office (GAO), “Should the Appalachian Regional Commission Be Used as a Model for the Nation?” mimeographed (Washington, D.C.: GAO, ).

Appalachian Studies Association forms, focuses on regional scholarship and activism Appalachian Land Ownership Study reveals 43% of region is controlled by absentee owners Mountaintop removal begins on a large scale in Appalachia Buffalo Creek coal slurry impoundment dam bursts in Logan County,killing and leaving 4, homelessFile Size: KB.

The Appalachian Regional Commission covers counties in 13 states. • The act creating the Appalachian Regional Commission concentrated federal spending in cities where “there is a significant potential for future growth, and where the expected return on.

The book was at least partially credited with sparking the creation in of the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), a federal agency to assist Kentucky and twelve other states in the Appalachian Mountains.

The Appalachian Regional Commission was established to address the problems of a specific major region within the United States. Its level of success was assessed in Chapter 7; however, its particular strengths mean that there are further questions to be asked in this final chapter.

Have lessons been learned which will be of use in other regions orCited by: The Appalachian Regional Commission: twenty-five years of government policy by Michael J Bradshaw (); Testimony on the impact of the last reauthorization of the Appalachian Regional Commission and issues regarding the upcoming reauthorization: hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session.

Now in book form, it is available from the West Virginia University Press. The Appalachian Regional Commission was established more than 50 years ago to help Appalachia move into the nation. The commission defines the region as a state area that loosely follows the spine of the Appalachian mountains from New York to Mississippi.

The governors of each of the 13 states help set the commission's policy and decide which projects to fund - a structure that some observers say is both a strength and weakness. ARC - Appalachian Regional Commission.

Looking for abbreviations of ARC. It is Appalachian Regional Commission. Appalachian Regional Commission listed as ARC.

(Capability Maturity Model Integration) ARC: American Releasing Corporation (est. ) ARC: Appalachian Prison Book Project; Appalachian Range; Appalachian Range. Each RC council provides commission oversight and approval in work programs, annual budgets, and committee structure.

The twelve RCs meet regularly throughout the year, as determined by each region. Statewide collaboration and coordination among the twelve RCs is provided through Georgia Association of Regional Commissions (or GARC).

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), created by the United States government to promote economic development in Appalachia, measures county development by comparing three-year unemployment rate, per capita income, and poverty rate with corresponding values for the entire United States.

The ARC classifies Appalachian counties as Cited by: This book stated Appalachians and their culture were the problem.

This is important because this is the foundation LBJ used to try to help the Appalachian people get out of poverty. He attempted to try to lift Americans out of poverty but the government gets too bogged down with Vietnam and no longer played a big role in fixing the region.

Appalachian Regional Commission - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia After reading this message, along with your other thread, it's clear you really do need to come back to Kentucky and to Berea in particular, where the old music and many of the old ways live on and thrive. Government funding, channeled through agencies like the Appalachian Regional Commission, has helped to develop rural areas, but it hasn’t resolved the.

Nation/World News Videos I read with interest the latest report of the Appalachian Regional Commission on its massive road-building program in Kentucky and 12 other states. In his book. Start studying Geography. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

—Lee Smith Michael Bradshaw. The Appalachian Regional Commission: Twenty-five Years ofGovernment Policy. Foreword by Senator John D. Rockefeller IV. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, pages with bibliography and index. $ "What," one might ask, "is a British geographer doing writing about the Appalachian Regional Commission?"Author: Richard B.

Drake. William Edward “Bill” Haslam, governor of Tennessee, was named states’ co-chair of the Appalachian Regional Ebook (ARC) on February 4,after being selected for the post by his fellow Appalachian state governors. His term ended in February as he was replaced by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf.