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WORCESTER, MA – Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) and Timothy P. Murray, President/CEO of the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce, announced that the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded the Chamber a $40,900 grant for economic development planning.
WORCESTER, MA – Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) applauded the news that Community Healthlink, the largest and most comprehensive provider of behavioral health and addiction services in central Massachusetts, has been awarded a three-year, $335,000 Project AWARE-Community grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to support the training of over 1,000 adults in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA).
GREENFIELD, MA – Today, October 5, at 11:30AM, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) will join national, state, and local leaders to talk about the opioid crisis in Massachusetts and their work to address it. The event is titled, “Federal, State and Local Perspectives on the Opioid Crisis: Accomplishments, Challenges and Priorities,” and will focus on progress made and the work ahead.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02), applauded the announcement by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that the University of Massachusetts Medical School would receive up to $29.2 million through the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative to equip more than Massachusetts clinicians with the tools and support needed to improve quality of care, increase patients’ access to information, and reduce costs for Massachusetts families.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) applauded the announcement of a $393,928, two-year grant – one of only 14 given out across the country by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) – to the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office to fund a multidisciplinary approach to reduce prescription drug abuse.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded the Worcester Fire Department a $51,290 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to support their operations and safety. The grant will allow the Worcester Fire Department to purchase 260 units of attack hose and 56 units of supply hose.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02), announced $2.7 million from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the Worcester Regional Airport, helping to support its continued success. The funding will support the construction of a partial parallel taxiway to Runway 11/29 in order to reduce the need to back taxi on the runway. This grant will provide funding for phase 1 of a 2 phase project. This phase includes construction of an approximately 3,500 foot haul road.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02), announced that Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president of the College of the Holy Cross, will attend Pope Francis’ unprecedented address to Congress on Sept. 24, part of his first visit to the United States. It is the first time a pope will address a joint meeting of the House and Senate.