More on District Projects
(Montebello, CA) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano cut the ribbon on a new fueling station for Montebello’s growing fleet of Compresses Natural Gas (CNG) buses.
“These new, clean-burning natural gas buses will allow people to commute in comfort and improve our air quality,” Napolitano said. “This fueling station will help support Montebello’s growing fleet of natural gas buses.”
Napolitano supported the city’s efforts to secure $2.1 million in federal funds through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to help pay for the new bus line.
(Montebello, CA) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano welcomed the expansion of Aeros Inc., an aerospace manufacturer based in Montebello that specializes in airships and lighter-than-air vehicles. Aeros held an opening ceremony for their new Center of Innovation, part of an expansion of their commercial operations.
(Montebello, CA) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano welcomed the reconstruction of the Paramount Boulevard bridge at a groundbreaking ceremony in Montebello.
“The Paramount Boulevard bridge is a critical artery for our commuters, businesses, and first responders,” Napolitano said. “I thank our elected officials for their cooperation in securing the necessary funds to rebuild this bridge.”
(Washington, D.C.) Last night, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA) introduced an amendment to Congress’s multi-year surface transportation bill, H.R. 7, which would have allowed the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to receive a fairer share of funding from the National Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund. The amendment was ultimately not included in the bill, which passed out of committee early this morning.
(Washington, D.C.) Early this morning, during a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee markup, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano voted against the Republican version of Congress’s multi-year surface transportation funding bill, H.R. 7, because the bill was underfunded and contained dozens of controversial “poison pill” amendments.
Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano addressed the University of La Verne’s annual Water Technology Conference, discussing local water issues and the importance of research and development for finding new sources of water.
On Monday, August 22, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano met with members of the Army Corps of Engineers for an update on the Whittier Narrows Dam.
“The Whittier Narrows Dam is a critical source of water for our community,” Napolitano said. “We must take care that it remains stable, secure, and properly maintained.”
The Army Corps of Engineers has begun a dam safety modification study that will begin to allow the Corps to upgrade and improve the dam. The study will take 2-3 years.
(Washington, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano joined Rep. Joe Baca, State Senator Gloria Negrete McCleod, Assemblywoman Norma Torres, Pomona Mayor Elliott Rothman, members of the Pomona City Council and others in cutting the ribbon on the newly completed overpass which now takes Mission Boulevard over the SR 71 freeway.
Since 2005, Napolitano has helped secure $8.38 million in federal funds for the project.
(Washington D.C.)- Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano congratulated Foothill Transit on the $10 million in federal funding it received from the Department of Transportation for its new electric “Ecoliner” buses running from Pomona to La Verne.