More on Grants
Hartford, CT – Today, U.S. Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) along with U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and U.S. Reps. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.), Joe Courtney (D-Conn.), Jim Himes (D-Conn.) and Elizabeth Esty (D-Conn.) announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released $77,288,422 of block grant funding for Connecticut’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).
Hartford, CT - U.S. Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01), U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Manchester Mayor Jay Moran, and Fire Chief David Billings today announced a $79,411 federal grant for the Manchester Fire Department to be used to purchase 38 portable radios and 16 vehicle radios.
Hartford, CT – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) announced $199,960 in federal funding for Winsted’s Northwestern Connecticut Community College. The Advanced Technology Education Grant will be used to continue development of their Manufacturing Associate Degree Education (MADE) program.
Hartford, CT – Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) and the Connecticut Congressional delegation today announced a $1.2 million federal Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Recruitment and Retention grant for the Connecticut Fire Chiefs Association to help recruit and retain local volunteer firefighters. The funds will help support 15 local departments over a two-year period through marketing campaigns, mentoring programs, technology, planning, media assistance, and leadership training.
Washington – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) announced $152,492 in federal funding for the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT). The grant, awarded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Community Development Initiative Program, aims to improve energy reliability in 28 rural CT Communities over a three-year period.
Hartford, CT – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) announced that the Town of East Hartford Fire Department has been awarded $298,431 in federal funding. The funding, awarded through the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program, will be used to purchase 40 self-contained breathing apparatus’ for the department.
Hartford, CT – Today, U.S. Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) along with U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) announced a $231,465,987 contract from the Air Force to Pratt & Whitney for the maintenance and repair of F119 Engines. The contract, signed Monday, modifies an existing agreement between the Air Force and the East Hartford aerospace manufacturer and will run through 2014.