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Montezuma Community Economic Development Association Reacts to County Funding Cuts

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The Montezuma County Commissioners cut funding to several local organizations in the county's 2018 budget, including the Montezuma Community Economic Development Association, known as MCEDA. To learn more about the impacts, KSJD's Austin Cope spoke with MCEDA Economic Development Specialist JoDee Powers.

Austin Cope is a former Morning Edition host for KSJD and now produces work on a freelance basis for the station. He grew up in Cortez and hosted a show on KSJD when he was 10 years old. After graduating from Montezuma-Cortez High School in 2010, he lived in Belgium, Ohio, Spain, northern Wyoming, and Himachal Pradesh, India before returning to the Cortez area. He has a degree in Politics from Oberlin College in Ohio.
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