The Arkansas Economic Development Commission has announced AEDC's Arkansas Energy Office will administer the federally funded Weatherization Assistance Program effective immediately.

The Arkansas Economic Development Commission has announced AEDCís Arkansas Energy Office will administer the federally funded Weatherization Assistance Program effective immediately.

The program was previously administered in Arkansas by the Arkansas Department of Human Servicesí Office of Community Services and operated by private nonprofit community action agencies.

The transfer was approved by the Arkansas General Assembly and signed into law (Act 1111) in April.