McGovern Secures Over $11.3 Million of Federal Funding for Critical Local Investments in Government Funding Package
Funding to Combat Hunger and Support Local Arts, Education, and Health Care Projects to be Signed Into Law by President Biden
Washington, March 11, 2022
MASSACHUSETTS’ SECOND DISTRICT—Today, Congressman James P. McGovern (MA-02), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, announced more than $11.3 million in federal funding for a range of critical local investments in the Second District. The funding for these community projects has been authorized as a part of a new bipartisan appropriations package which passed the House and Senate this week.
“I am celebrating alongside so many essential organizations in our community whose efforts will be recognized with a collective investment of more than $11.3 million in federal funding,” said Congressman McGovern. “As Chair of the House Rules Committee, I fought hard for the inclusion of community projects in this appropriations bill to deliver vital support to worthwhile causes across the Second District and the nation.”
McGovern directly championed funding for 10 projects that will benefit residents in the Second District, including:
President Biden is expected to sign the appropriations package into law soon.