Johnson City Commission approves incentives to attract new workers

Facing an aging workforce and stagnant population growth, Johnson City Commissioners have approved spending proposed by regional economic development officials meant to entice new residents to the area.

As reported in the Johnson City Press, the funding will be allocated as follows: those earning $50,000 to $60,000 would receive $2,500 to move to the area, those earning $61,000 to $70,000 would receive $3,500, and those earning $71,000 to $80,000 would receive $5,000.

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