From The Ironton Tribune:
Sen. George Voinovich is looking to continue the Appalachian Regional Commission, which some local leaders say could be very good news for our area.
Voinovich sponsored the bill on Thursday that would fund the ARC at $510.9 million over five years.
Since it's inception, the ARC has fostered economic development and improving quality of life for the 23 million people who live and work in Appalachia.
Why don't we just give each of the 23 million people who live in Appalachia a million dollars and save ourselves $487 million?
UPDATE: Like I said, I'm not good at math at all!
Since Phil doesn't suffer from my mathematical affliction and is correct that Voinovich's plan adds up to $22-per-person... :)
Now the media can call me a "deficit hawk!"