Senator Zaffirini Announces Funding for Starr County Improvements

(AUSTIN) —Senator Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, announced today (Friday) that
Starr County will receive a $420,000 grant from the Texas Community Development
Block Grant Program (TxCDBG). The grant will allow Starr County to contract for
the reconstruction of approximately 11,612 feet of roadway to improve access for
139 households in and around Rio Grande City, Roma and Escobares.

Roadway improvements will occur on Elizabeth Street, Garcia Lane, Pio Avenue,
Barrera Road, Tulip Street, Placido Road, LaPrima Street, José Lopez Street,
Nicolas Lopez Street, José María Chapa Street, Cenica Street and New Gonzales
Street.

“The Office of Rural Community Affairs (ORCA) was established to administer
these funds and to provide these critical services to local communities,” Senator
Zaffirini said. “I am delighted that Starr County will benefit from enhanced
roadways, thereby improving greatly access and safety for Starr County
constituents.”

TxCDBG is administered by ORCA for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban
Development.

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Senator Zaffirini Announces Funding for Webb County Improvements

(AUSTIN) —Senator Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, announced today (Friday) that
Webb County will receive a $420,000 grant from the Texas Community
Development Block Grant Program (TxCDBG). The grant will allow Webb County
to contract for the drilling of a new water well in Mirando City and the expansion of
the fire station located between Oilton and Bruni.

“The Office of Rural Community Affairs (ORCA) was established to administer
these funds and to provide these critical services to local communities,” Senator
Zaffirini said. “I am delighted that Webb County will use these funds to enhance
water service and fire protection, thereby improving greatly public health and safety
for Quad Cities constituents.”

TxCDBG is administered by ORCA for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban
Development.

Senator Zaffirini Announces Funding for City of Stockdale Improvements

(AUSTIN) —Senator Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, announced today (Friday) that the
City of Stockdale will receive a $250,000 grant from the Texas Community
Development Block Grant Program (TxCDBG). The grant will allow Stockdale to
contract for the installation of new wastewater lines and 11 manholes.

“The Office of Rural Community Affairs (ORCA) was established to administer
these funds and to provide these critical services to local communities,” Senator
Zaffirini said. “I am delighted that Stockdale will benefit from enhanced wastewater
infrastructure, thereby improving greatly public health and safety for Stockdale
constituents.”

TxCDBG is administered by ORCA for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban
Development.

Senator Zaffirini Announces Funding for City of Poth Sewer Improvements

(AUSTIN) —Senator Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, announced today (Friday) that the
City of Poth will receive a $250,000 grant from the Texas Community Development
Block Grant Program (TxCDBG). The grant will allow Poth to contract for the
installation of new sewer lines and eight manholes.

“The Office of Rural Community Affairs (ORCA) was established to administer
these funds and to provide these critical services to local communities,” Senator
Zaffirini said. “I am delighted that Poth will benefit from enhanced sewer
infrastructure, thereby improving greatly public health and safety for Poth
constituents.”

TxCDBG is administered by ORCA for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban
Development.