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[16 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
CONGRESSMAN HENRY CUELLAR ANNOUNCES $4.6 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR CITY OF LAREDO

Courtesy Jose Borjon,
 Laredo, Texas – Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $4,669,005 in combined federal funding for the City of Laredo for several community projects from various federal grant programs. The City of Laredo will receive $3,290,569 from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, $1,218,954 from the HOME Program and $159,482 for the Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) Program. 
 The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) helps develop urban areas by bettering housing and living conditions and by expanding the economic opportunities to moderate and low income communities. The HOME program provides funding …