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Vision West Considers Challenges

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Vision West started as a grass roots effort to supply North Dakota with essential needs-- and has since grown to involve state legislators and even those in Washington.

The group met Thursday morning to finalize plans, and list major concerns that people all over the state are facing.

(Deb Nelson, Program Manager) "We're releasing the draft of the regional plan today, which has been a two year effort, and there are a number of initiatives, we have sixteen different initiatives, but they are divided out into different levels of urgency, and the most important: housing, child care, transportation, infrastructure, these are really the top ones, the other one is emergency services.

She said the group's twenty-year plan needs funding that they hope to get from the state legislature, and if passed will be reviewed every six months.

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