Each year the Authority publishes a Year in Review publication that highlights the investments the Delta Regional Authority has made in the region. The Year in Review describes projects, federal funding programs, and administration activities that further the DRA's mission to create jobs, build communities, and improve lives in the Delta region.
Click here for 2012 Year in Review
Chairman Masingill is committed to supporting the growth of small businesses in the Delta region as an economic driver and job creation tool.
Most people believe that the key to economic recovery will come in the form of newly created jobs. Naturally, then, everyone is asking: where will the new jobs come from? This report looks closely at the establishment dynamics that have created and eliminated jobs in the last eighteen years in the 252 counties and parishes served by the Delta Regional Authority. This document will show results that underscore the importance of entrepreneurship and small business development in the region.
Jobs and Small Businesses
Job creation and loss in the federally designated Delta region
January 1992 - January 2010
Over the last year, the Delta Regional Authority has teamed up with the Institute for Economic Advancement to produce Today's Delta. This report presents county-by-county data across all eight Delta states on indicators of population, educational attainment, poverty, health, economics, and housing.
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