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Larson Announces More Than $6 Million in Funding for First District Organizations

July 29, 2021
Press Release
Funding Passes the House in FY2022 Appropriations Package

Washington, D.C. - Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) voted for H.R. 4502, FY 2022 Seven-Bill Appropriations Minibus. The package included Larson’s 10 community funding projects that would allocate First District organizations more than $6 million.  

"I’m proud to announce that 10 projects in the First District would receive more than $6 million in the federal funding package that passed the House today. These projects combat food insecurity, support gun violence prevention and victims of gun violence, restore historic buildings, expand and enhance greenspace, help small businesses post-COVID, expand the East Hartford Library, move the Hartford400 vision forward, and address the Hartford/East Hartford’s levee systems. These projects will have a profound impact on our communities now and into the future for generations to come. I thank Chair Rosa DeLauro for her support and all of the community advocates for their hard work,” said Larson.  

First District Community Funding Projects included in H.R. 4502: