Month: January 2012

RDA Annual Report 2011

January 31, 2012

OVERVIEW The economy of the City of Emporia, Lyon County and the East Central Kansas region is slowly beginning to recover. The Emporia economic downturn began in the first quarter of 2008 with the reduction of workers at Tyson, followed by the financial crisis of September 2008 and general slowdown of local business activity. Today…

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RDA Happenings January 2012

January 1, 2012

This newsletter article was written in early January after just completing the 2011 RDA Annual Report. Instead of recapping that report, I will post the annual report on the RDA website under news/happenings. Considering the state of our local, state and national economy, our economy is slowly growing again. The community waits for the…

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