Rep. Cuellar Votes for Omnibus and Secures $28,682,064 for 15 Local Projects in TX-28
Washington | Arturo Olivarez, DC Press Secretary (956-970-1441), December 23, 2022
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) voted to pass the FY 2023 Omnibus Appropriations bill and fund the federal government through the next fiscal year. The final funding package also includes $28,682,064 in Community Project Funding for 15 community projects across the 28th Congressional District of Texas.
“The FY 2023 Omnibus Appropriations bill is a bipartisan measure that makes major investments in South Texas. Included in this annual package are investments for public health, education, job creation, and security. Funding ranges from medical research and public health preparedness to new maximum Pell Grant awards, job creation in the domestic semiconductor manufacturing industry, and the hiring of more Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers and support staff, among other major items,” said Congressman Cuellar. “The Omnibus bill increased investments in Healthcare, Education, Rural Development, Defense, and Homeland Security, five areas of importance for the families, military service members, and men and women in green and blue across TX-28.”
“Beyond those achievements, the FY 2023 Omnibus Appropriations bill also brings over $28 million directly and exclusively to the 28thCongressional District of Texas through 15 community projects. From community-based learning centers to the construction of a new family clinic, these projects will create good-paying jobs and strengthen our communities. Thank you to House Appropriations Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro for working with me to deliver these major investments for TX-28. As a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, I will continue to bring South Texas’ hard-earned tax dollars back home for reinvestment into our community.”
The final funding package of the FY 2023 Omnibus Appropriations bill includes $28,682,064 in Community Project Funding for 15 community projects across the 28th Congressional District of Texas. They are: