More on District Projects
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) voted for H.R. 3684, the “Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America (INVEST in America) Act, securing $19.975 million for nine of the Member Designated Projects she submitted to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Reps. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) and Judy Chu (D-Monterey Park) announced the awarding of a $30 million U.S. Department of Transportation INFRA Grant for the State Route 57/60 Confluence Chokepoint Relief Project.
Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro announced that the House Committee on Appropriations will be accepting Community Project Funding (CPF) requests from Members. This is in addition to the standard programmatic and language-based requests. Below are Community Project Funding applications that my office has received.
Note: The projects are listed in alphabetical order by project sponsor.
The U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure announced March 3, 2021, that the Committee will accept requests for Member Designated Projects to be considered for inclusion in the upcoming surface transportation reauthorization legislation under a reformed process that includes new transparency measures.
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) voted for H.R. 7617, the FY2021 Defense, Commerce-Justice-Science, Energy and Water Development, Financial Services and General Government, Labor-HHS-Education, and Transportation-Housing and Urban Development “Minibus” appropriations package, in which she secured hundreds of millions of federal dollars for Whittier Narrows Dam, water recycling projects, the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program, and life-saving mental health services.
(AZUSA, CA) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) congratulated the San Gabriel River Water Committee on being awarded a $300,000 Bureau of Reclamation WaterSMART Drought Resiliency Project Grant it received for the construction of a new river gate inlet structure near the existing Azusa-Duarte Tunnel Inlet on the San Gabriel River. Napolitano requested in a February 2017 letter that the Bureau of Reclamation support the Committee’s grant application.
The route has been dubbed the “Main Street of America.” Cultivated by a car culture synonymous with western wanderlust. Immortalized by a 1940s rhythm and blues hit as a place where you can “get your kicks.”
Now, Route 66, the road from Chicago to Los Angeles built in 1926 before the advance of the interstate highway, may become the first road to be established by Congress as a National Historic Trail.
(Irwindale, CA) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) spoke at the Irwindale Chamber of Commerce’s legislative forum at the Edison Energy Education Center, regarding the economy, water and California’s drought, transportation projects, small business, and immigration reform.
(Washington, DC) Today, Reps. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) and Judy Chu (D-Monterey Park) sent a letter to Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, renewing efforts to protect the San Gabriel Mountains by designating the area as a national monument. Local area members, Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley), and Linda Sanchez (D-Cerritos), also joined the Congresswomen in support, stating: