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Press Release

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $125,000 to Create Jobs, Strengthen Economy in Woodland, California

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Commerce Department's Economic Development Administration (EDA) today announced a $125,000 grant to the Woodland Redevelopment Agency of Woodland, Calif., to help plan and design a downtown parking garage that will serve the business community.

"The Economic Development Administration is pleased to partner with the Woodland Redevelopment Agency to boost business development and job growth," said Sandra R. Walters, EDA Chief Financial Officer/Chief Administrative Officer. "This EDA grant will provide the infrastructure needed to help downtown Woodland become a transportation hub for Yolo County's public administration and judicial services cluster."

EDA is an agency within the U.S. Commerce Department and supports the economic development needs of distressed communities throughout the United States. Its mission is to lead the federal economic development agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness and preparing American regions for growth and success in the worldwide economy.

Additional information on how EDA investments are helping distressed communities create a positive and sustainable economic future can be accessed at: http://www.eda.gov.