Senator Zaffirini Announces Funding for Jim Hogg County Improvements

Senator Zaffirini Announces Funding for Jim Hogg County Improvements

(AUSTIN) —Senator Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, announced today (Thursday) that
Jim Hogg County will receive a $138,097 Supplemental Disaster Recovery Fund
Grant from the Texas Community Development Block Grant Program (TxCDBG).
The grant will allow the county to replace the lighting systems at both the Little
League and Men’s Softball Fields at the Jim Hogg County Park, which were
damaged last year by Hurricane Dolly.

“The Texas Department of Rural Affairs (TDRA) was established to administer
these funds and to provide this critical recovery support to local communities,”
Senator Zaffirini said. “I am delighted that Jim Hogg County will benefit from new
lighting at its softball fields, thereby greatly improving recreational opportunities
and quality of life.”

TxCDBG is administered by TDRA for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban
Development.
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Senator Zaffirini Announces Funding for Gardendale Improvements

(AUSTIN) —Senator Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, announced today (Thursday) that
La Salle County will receive a $262,000 grant from the Texas Community
Development Block Grant Program (TxCDBG). The grant will allow the Gardendale
community to extend water lines to homes not currently served by a county-owned
well.

“The Texas Department of Rural Affairs (TDRA) was established to administer
these funds and to provide these critical services to local communities,” Senator
Zaffirini said. “I am delighted that Gardendale will benefit from enhanced water
infrastructure, thereby greatly improving public health and safety.”

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

Senator Zaffirini Announces Funding for City of Portland Improvements

(AUSTIN) —Senator Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, announced today (Thursday) that
the City of Portland will receive a $239,000 grant from the Texas Capital Fund
program (TCF). The grant will allow the city to provide necessary infrastructure
services to Texas A-1 Steaks and Seafood, including sewer, water, electric, natural
gas, telephone utility extension, drainage, road and engineering, and administrative
services.

“The Texas Capital Fund (TCF) was created to improve the Texas economy,”
Senator Zaffirini said. “I am delighted that Portland will benefit from enhanced
infrastructure services, thereby promoting business development and creating jobs.”
The TCF program is administered by the Texas Department of Agriculture.

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