Murphy Helped Craft Bill In Committee, Secured Funding For Connecticut Priorities; Bill Includes An Additional $249 Million To Improve Rail Safety And Reliability & $135 Million To Help Low-Income Families Remove Lead From Their Homes
Courtney Hosts USDA Grant And Loan Program Seminars For Local Leaders
Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) concluded two days of seminars designed to inform local leaders in eastern Connecticut about grant opportunities available through the USDA-Rural Development Direct Loan & Grant Programs. At events held in Dayville and Colchester, Congressman Courtney discussed the loan program which supported $38.6 million in loans and $5.2 million in grants in Connecticut’s Second Congressional District last year. That funding helped to launch several projects such as expanding the municipal sewer system in Deep River, purchasing new emergency room equipment at Day Kimball Hospital, and building a new fire house in the East Putnam Fire District, among others.
Larson Applauds DHS Grants to East and West Hartford Fire Departments
On September 2, 2015, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced that the West Hartford Fire Department and Town of East Hartford Fire Department were among the recipients of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG) awards. Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) said the following
DeLauro Announces $403,423 In Federal Grants For West Haven, Naugatuck Fire Departments
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) today announced the West Haven and Naugatuck fire departments have been awarded federal grants for $314,404 and $89,019, respectively. West Haven will use their grant for fire officer training and Naugatuck will use theirs for firefighter breathing equipment.
Gov. Malloy Announces $7 Million in Grants for Brownfield Redevelopment in 12 Communities Throughout the State
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) will award $7 million to 12 brownfield redevelopment and assessment projects across the state, including $5.4 million to four remediation and redevelopment projects and $1.5 million to eight projects for assessment and investigation. Together, the projects will help clean up and assess a total of 462 acres of commercial, industrial and municipal properties
Bartolomeo Announces Brownfield Redevelopment Grant for Downtown Meriden
Senator Danté Bartolomeo (D-Meriden) joined Governor Dannel P. Malloy in announcing that the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) will award a grant for the remediation and redevelopment of a blighted site in downtown Meriden. The $1,725,000 grant will be used to rehabilitate the former Record-Journal building at 11 Crown Street.
U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), and Congressman Jim Himes (D-4) today announced $2.4 million in grant funds awarded to The WorkPlace of Bridgeport, which will be used towards improving opportunities for adults and youths who have been involved in the criminal justice system. The WorkPlace is an organization that is geared towards strengthening and developing the Connecticut workforce.
Himes, Finch applaud EPA grants to clean up hazardous sites in Bridgeport area
The EPA’s Brownfields program works with states and localities by providing funds to help clean up properties that may be contaminated by hazardous substances or pollutants. In this round of funding, the EPA is distributing $600,000 to areas in the 4th district.
West Haven Housing Authority Receives $111,942 Federal Grant To Address Veteran Homelessness
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) applauded the West Haven Housing Authority today for receiving a $111,942 federal grant to alleviate veteran homelessness. That money means 13 vouchers will be available to get veterans off the streets or out of shelters and into a permanent home. The grant announced today has been made possible by the Department of Housing and Urban Development-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) Program.
Office of Early Childhood Receives $10.4 Million in Federal Funding to Support State Home Visiting Program
The Connecticut Office of Early Childhood today announced that Connecticut will be receiving an additional $10.4 million in federal grants from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as part of the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (Home Visiting Program). These funds will allow Connecticut to expand voluntary, evidence-based home visiting services to women during pregnancy and to parents with young children. Connecticut was awarded $1 million of federal funding for the Home Visiting Program last August
Himes Calls on Conn. Officials to Help Shoreline Homeowners
WASHINGTON, DC - February 4, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) today called on the Connecticut Interagency Hazard Mitigation Committee to reconsider a controversial decision not to consider municipal grant requests for homeowners to elevate homes vulnerable to flooding in the community. The Hazard Mitigation Grant Program awards will instead be awarded to municipal infrastructure projects despite requests from municipal leaders to prioritize residents over projects. Individual homeowners believed funding would be available before the Committee announced its decision
Gerratana: State Investment Bringing Major Improvements to Affordable Housing to New Britain
WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senator Terry Gerratana joined Governor Dannel P. Malloy in announcing a predevelopment grant for Security Manor in New Britain. Security Manor is one of seven affordable housing facilities that will receive grants for architectural design, environmental studies, and other early-stage development costs
Himes, Blumenthal, Murphy Announce $137,000 in Grants to Help Homeless Veterans
Washington, DC - November 15, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) Chris Murphy (D-CT), and U.S. Representative Jim Himes (D-CT-4) announced that Applied Behavioral Rehabilitation Institute (ABRI) in Bridgeport secured a total of $137,410 in Special Needs Grants from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to renovate their transitional housing facility and purchase a new van. ABRI will receive $114,660 to improve the safety, security, and privacy of their 42-bedroom 665 Park Ave. home as well as $22,750 to purchase a van that will help in the outreach effort as well as transportation of homeless veterans
DeLauro, Esty Announce $2.84 Million in Federal Housing Grants for Waterbury
WASHINGTON, DC - September 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Connecticut Representatives Rosa DeLauro and Elizabeth Esty announced today that the City of Waterbury has been awarded $2,843,381 in federal grants from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The grants were awarded by the office of Community Planning and Development (CPD). DeLauro and Esty each represent a portion of Waterbury.
Quiet Corner Towns Awarded Affordable Housing Revitalization Grants
HARTFORD, CT - August 1, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senate President Donald E. Williams, Jr. announced today that five towns in the Quiet Corner’s 29th Senate District have been awarded U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Small Cities Grants for affordable and senior housing, economic development and other local revitalization projects