A weekly public affairs show about McKeesport and the Mon Valley, produced in cooperation with WEDO (810) and WZUM (1550).
Topic: Federal Financial Opportunity Zone program
Guests: Matthew Wachter and Tim Wachter
How Topic Discussed: The Financial Opportunity Zone program, created in 2018, provides tax incentives to people who invest in businesses in financially distressed areas. Most of the Mon Valley is included in the program. Downtown Erie, Pa., is participating in an opportunity zone development. How is Erie's situation similar to the Mon Valley? What steps have they used to leverage the opportunity zone program? What advice do they have for people in similarily distressed communities about using the opportunity zone model?
Filetype: MP3 - Size: 27.16MB - Duration: 29:40 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)
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