Governor Larry Hogan today announced the administration has awarded $38,390,961 in grants for local roads in municipalities and counties from Western Maryland to the Eastern Shore. The grants are awarded by the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) to jurisdictions based on the state’s formula for the distribution of Highway User Revenues (HURs).
Dr. Charles Boustany (R-Lafayette) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced $25,887,261 in grant funding for the state of Louisiana. Specifically, $3,522,954 will be awarded to the Saint Mary Levee District to provide emergency reinforcement and protection to levees and other infrastructure in the wake of the flooding event that began on December 28, 2015.
Congressmen Elijah E. Cummings and John Sarbanes (both D-Md.) today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will provide $2,498,734 in grant funding to help low-income public housing residents in Baltimore find and keep good-paying jobs.
MIKULSKI ANNOUNCES $20 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR MAJOR TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS IN MARYLAND
U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.) today announced that the Maryland Department of Transportation and Montgomery County will each be awarded $10,000,000 in federal funding for improvements along North Avenue in the City of Baltimore and US 29 Bus Rapid Transit Corridor. Senator Mikulski is the Vice Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, which funds the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and these annual Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants.
Congressman Ami Bera (CA-7) announced a major grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for upgrades to Mather Airport’s runways. The grant of $788,500 will be used to rehabilitate and upgrade the taxiway to FAA standards and to install runway lights along the taxiway. Congressman Bera was joined by Airport Director John Wheat and Airport Chief Administrative Officer for Planning and Development TJ Chen, and will discussed other ongoing projects to improve the safety and efficiency of the airport.
Nearly 50 Baltimore Businesses Awarded Grants Via Governor’s Storefront Improvement Grant Program: $650,000 in...
The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development announced the awardees of the Hogan administration’s Maryland Business Recovery Storefront Improvement Grant Program. The program aims to improve building and storefront exteriors, enhancing the visual appeal and marketability of individual buildings and commercial districts affected by the civil unrest in 2015.
U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Barbara A. Mikulski, together with U.S. Representative John Delaney (all D-Md.), today announced that the Town of Westernport has been awarded $2.2 million in federal grants and $600,000 in federal loans to install a new water system and water tank. The new tank will improve service for more than 1,144 households and 45 businesses in Allegany County
Howard County’s Department of Public Works, Bureau of Environmental Services is now accepting applications for their 2016 Watershed Enhancement Grant (WEG). The WEG is geared towards promoting grass roots education projects and outreach activities intended to: increase community awareness and participation in water quality issues and projects; provide educational opportunities for Howard County residents; and implement restoration projects
U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Barbara A. Mikulski together with Congressman John Delaney (all D-Md.) today announced that the Board of County Commissioners of Garrett County has been awarded nearly $1.3 million in federal grant funding to upgrade critical wastewater infrastructure serving businesses in Western Maryland and support continued job growth in the region. This federal funding is made available through the Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant program
U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin together with Congressman John Delaney (all D-Md.) today announced that the Board of County Commissioners of Garrett County has been awarded nearly $1.3 million in federal grant funding to upgrade critical wastewater infrastructure serving businesses in Western Maryland and support continued job growth in the region. This federal funding is made available through the Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant program. EDA is funded through the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies (CJS) Appropriations Subcommittee, of which Senator Mikulski is the Vice Chairwoman.
Congressman Sarbanes (D-Md.) today announced that 14 community health centers in Maryland will receive $4,161,916 in grants from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to help treat Marylanders suffering opioid addiction and substance abuse. The funding will allow local health centers to provide more care and services – including medical, pharmacy, oral, vision and behavioral care – to Marylanders in underserved communities.
The Office of Rep. John K. Delaney (MD-6) hosted a Federal and State Grants Workshop Tuesday in Hagerstown at the Washington County Free Library. Attended by over 175 people, the event featured representatives from federal, state and local agencies who offered advice on how to apply for grants. The Grants Workshop is the sixth constituent services workshop Delaney’s office has held since April.
Governor Larry Hogan today announced that $2 million in grant funding will be distributed among 11 arts and cultural organizations, including $467,000 to the Maryland Science Center in Baltimore and $790,000 to the Maryland State Arts Council, reversing a mid-year funding reduction imposed during the final days of the prior administration
Cardin, Mikulski Announce Federal Grants for Water Infrastructure Projects in Queen Anne’s and Talbot...
U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Barbara A. Mikulski (both D-Md.) have announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development (USDARD) has awarded a total of $4.739 million in grants and loans to Queen Anne’s and Talbot Counties for water and waste-disposal projects and pre-development planning purposes
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Chesapeake Bay Trust, in partnership with Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources, announced $727,500 in grants to be awarded to 15 organizations through the Green Streets, Green Towns, Green Jobs Grant Initiative (G3). This program was created in 2011 to encourage local jurisdictions to use “green” techniques when pursuing necessary “gray” infrastructure projects, accomplishing two goals within one project.