Setting the Stage

Economic Freedom Zones will revitalize struggling economies across the United States, including parts of Eastern Kentucky. For qualifying areas, Economic Freedom Zones lower taxes, enhance education, reduce regulatory burdens, and encourage charitable giving. Fundamentality, this initiative incorporates what has long been America's greatest resource – the ability of individual communities to leverage free minds and free markets to create a more prosperous future.

Many areas of Eastern Kentucky would qualify for Economic Freedom Zones, and this legislation can provide for immediate relief and a turn toward sustainable economic growth. To learn about economic freedom zones.