Press Release

APPROPRIATIONS FUNDING OF $70,500 WILL PROVIDE ATASCOSA SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT WITH NEEDED FUNDS TO FIGHT DRUG TRAFFICKING

Federal funds will be used to purchase equipment for Sheriff’s Department and Constables

f t # e
Washington, January 11, 2008 | comments


Today Congressman Henry Cuellar, together with Atascosa Sheriff Tommy Williams, announced Appropriations funding for $70,500.

The funding will be used to purchase equipment to fight drug trafficking.  The four Atascosa County Constables will also benefit from this allocation with $2,000 each for equipment.

 “Our law enforcement officers must have the best equipment to fight drug traffickers,” says Congressman Cuellar. “We will continue supporting our law enforcement to ensure they are equipped with the latest technology and equipment for their safety and that of Atascosa residents. I appreciate Sheriff Williams’ leadership and the work of his Deputies and Constables in providing safety for residents of Atascosa County.”

For more information on Appropriations funding or federal grants, please contact the Office of Congressman Henry Cuellar at (202) 225-1640.  For information on Congressman Henry Cuellar, visit his website at /.

 

 

Congressman Henry Cuellar is a member of the House Homeland Security, Small Business, and Agriculture Committees in the 110th Congress; accessibility to constituents, education, health care, economic development and national security are his priorities. Congressman Cuellar is also a Senior Whip.
###

f t # e