Senator Zaffirini Announces Funding for City of Roma Improvements

(AUSTIN) —Senator Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, announced today (Tuesday) that
the City of Roma will receive a $124,867 Supplemental Disaster Recovery Fund
grant from the Texas Community Development Block Grant Program (TxCDBG).
The grant will allow the city to restore roadways damaged by Hurricane Dolly in
2008.

“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 Roma will benefit from enhanced
roadway infrastructure, thereby greatly improving access and safety for residents.”

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