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March 4th, 2024
Rep. Grijalva Secures Over $14 Million in FY24 Community Project Funding in Newly Released Government Funding Package

WASHINGTON – On Sunday evening, the House and Senate Appropriations Committees released six fiscal year (FY) 2024 appropriations bills as a government funding package. The package includes 13 community projects championed by Representative Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ-07) totaling $14,208,389.  

House Democrats were successful in removing harmful House Republican policies from these bills that attempted to criminalize abortion, slash efforts to fight climate change and threaten our national security.

Rep. Grijalva released the following statement:

“This funding package is a testament to what can be accomplished when extremism is put aside and we focus on serving the people we represent. These federal investments will aid in the development and improvement of critical infrastructure and services across southern Arizona. I’m proud to have secured this federal funding and will continue to fight for resources for our communities to grow and thrive.”

The 13 projects included in the government funding package, include:

  • $3,000,000 for Baffert Mountain Point Development Senior Living
  • $102,358 for Chiricahua Community Health Centers, Inc. Pediatric Center of Excellence
  • $455,000 for City of Douglas Police Department Headquarters
  • $959,752 for City of Tolleson for Water Storage Tank Project
  • $2,900,000 for Douglas Downtown Revitalization
  • $850,000 for Early Childhood Learning Center, Pascua Yaqui Tribe
  • $500,000 for El Pueblo Multi-Generational Outdoor Activity Complex
  • $500,000 for Agua Fria Trail Phase 2 Pedestrian Bridge
  • $975,000 for Habitat for Humanity Tucson Housing Pre-Development
  • $500,000 for Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter
  • $1,000,000 for Somerton Main Street Redevelopment
  • $850,000 for South 10th Avenue Affordable Housing Pre-Development
  • $1,616,279 for Southeastern Arizona: Bisbee Science Exploration and Ecotourism Project

Project descriptions can be found here.

This package includes the following funding bills: Agriculture, Food and Drug Administration, Energy and Water Development, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, Commerce, Justice and Science, and Interior and Environment. It is expected to be voted on in the House and Senate this week ahead of the March 8 partial government shutdown deadline.

Still under negotiation prior to a March 22 partial government shutdown deadline are: Defense, Homeland Security, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Legislative Branch, State and Foreign Operations, and Financial Services and General Government.

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