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A new report by Kentucky Center for Economic Policy, A Profile of New Americans in Kentucky, gives a more in-depth understanding to the contributions and challenges immigrants face in the Commonwealth.

MACED seeks to hire a senior research and policy associate to play a lead role in designing and implementing MACED's research, policy and communications strategies. Click to learn more.

Read MACED President Justin Maxson’s statement on announcement of new carbon emissions standards.

In Memory of Greg Dees.

MACED seeks to hire a residential energy specialist to help the organization support partner utilities in the effective implementation and expansion of the How$martKY™ program. Click to learn more.

MACED President Justin Maxson's statement about most recent SOAR announcement.

Classes are forming. Please register today for a Listening to Your Business™ workshop in the Ashland/Morehead area.

MACED President Justin Maxson releases statement on the Mountain Parkway investment announcement.

MACED's statement about federal Promise Zone designation in Kentucky.

New USDA energy efficiency program could help Central Appalachia save energy, money and create jobs. Click here to learn more.

MACED releases report The Appalachian Planning and Development Fund: Investing in the Economic Future of Eastern Kentucky, calling for creation of economic development planning body. Click here for more.