‘The days of boiling water in Buckhorn are over’: Gov. Andy Beshear, Rep. Hal Rogers announce infrastructure funding in Perry County
PERRY COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - On Tuesday, Governor Andy Beshear and Representative Hal Rogers were in Perry County to announce infrastructure improvements in the area.
Together, they presented $8,893,200 for the cities of Hazard and Buckhorn to improve water systems.
“The days of boiling water in Buckhorn are over,” said Rogers.
They also announced $856,110 from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet that will go towards road resurfacing and creating jobs in the area.
The Governor also announced Community Development Lot Grant Funding for more than $1.7 million that will go to renovating a building in Hazard to improve the ambulance service in the city and Perry County.
You can watch their conference below.
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