Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo, left, applauded as Gov. Steve Beshear, second from right, and U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers, right, announced plans in October for the Shaping Our Appalachian Region summit which drew 1,700 participants to Pikeville on Dec. 9. Can elected representatives in Frankfort and Washington follow through now by tapping available funding sources?
Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo, left, applauded as Gov. Steve Beshear, second from right, and U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers, right, announced plans in October for the Shaping Our Appalachian Region summit which drew 1,700 participants to Pikeville on Dec. 9. Can elected representatives in Frankfort and Washington follow through now by tapping available funding sources?
Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo, left, applauded as Gov. Steve Beshear, second from right, and U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers, right, announced plans in October for the Shaping Our Appalachian Region summit which drew 1,700 participants to Pikeville on Dec. 9. Can elected representatives in Frankfort and Washington follow through now by tapping available funding sources?

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