Wednesday | February 5, 2020

President Trump recognizes Opportunity Zones in State of the Union Address

AIKEN S.C. (WJBF) — South Carolina Senator Tim Scott started the “Opportunity Zone Program” in 2017. It focuses on low-income areas where businesses can get tax breaks for investing, Aiken County is taking part.

“Jobs and investments are pouring into 9,000 previously neglected neighborhoods, thanks to opportunity zones,” said President Donald Trump. “A plan spearheaded by Senator Tim Scott.”

It’s an initiative for inclusive development in low-income areas.

Full article here.

By:  Devin Johnson
Source: WJBF
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