Economic development program raises $7.3 million

Posted January 29, 2009 11:17 a.m. EST

— The Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce announced Wednesday that its EDGE4 program has reached 61 percent of its $12 million goal towards local business development.

EDGE4 is a five-year economic development program to benefit Raleigh, Wake County and the Research Triangle region.

The program aims to bring 50,000 jobs to the Triangle.