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Rio Grande City marks National Economic Development Celebration – May 9-15, 2021

“Since 1994, Rio Grande City EDC continues to work with industries, brokers and key allies to produce a business climate essential for a dynamic, connected and growing city,” said Rey Ramirez, RGC Commissioner and Rio Grande City EDC Board President. “Our role is to ensure the city’s long-term success by creating high-quality jobs, developing a vibrant business environment and improving the quality of life in our community.”

Rio Grande City is marking National Economic Development Week from May 9-15, 2021 to celebrate the contributions of positive economic development and explain the role of the profession in our local community, including stewardship of:

• Policies that government undertakes to meet broad economic objectives including inflation control, high employment, and sustainable growth.

• Policies and programs to provide services such as building highways, managing parks, and providing medical access to the disadvantaged.

• Policies and programs explicitly directed at improving the business climate through specific efforts, business finance, marketing, neighborhood development, business retention and expansion, technology transfer, real estate development and others.



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