Mayor aims to promote Montgomery as regional innovation hub

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed is meeting with representatives at the U.S. Department of Commerce Thursday to promote Alaba...

October 1, 2022
2:10 AM

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed is meeting with representatives at the U.S. Department of Commerce Thursday to promote Alabama's capital city as a regional innovation hub.According to the mayor's office, Reed with join other members of the African American Mayor's Association to discuss funding for innovation hub cities like Montgomery.The funding is part of the CHIPS and Science Act 2022, which was signed into law by President Joe Biden in August. The act makes investments in areas that work to revitalize domestic manufacturing, create good-paying American jobs, strengthen American supply chains, and accelerate the industries of the future.

WSFA 12 News Staff