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September 15, 2021 Press Release
Aguilar Makes Third Stop on Community Project Funding Tour at Habitat for Humanity Home
Rep. Pete Aguilar made the third stop on his Community Project Funding tour at a Habitat for Humanity home in Grand Terrace. The tour was launched to highlight the importance of finalizing federal investments into the community projects Aguilar successfully included in the House’s fiscal year 2022 funding package, which now awaits action by the Senate. Today’s stop highlights the need for funding to launch the Habitat for Humanity Veterans Blitz Build, which will provide homes for Inland Empire veterans in need of affordable housing.
Aguilar Hosts Key Congressional Leader Chairman David Price to Highlight Inland Empire Housing and Transportation Priorities
Rep. Pete Aguilar hosted Rep. David Price (NC-4), Chairman of the House Appropriations Transportation, Housing & Urban Development Subcommittee, for a tour of key Inland Empire housing and infrastructure priorities. Throughout the visit, Aguilar advocated for federal investment into key local projects such as the San Bernardino International Airport runway repair project, affordable housing developments under National CORE and expanded public transit options like the Redlands Passenger Rail.
September 10, 2021 Press Release
Aguilar Announces Over $5 Million for Inland Empire Health Care Programs
Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that SAC Health System (SACHS), an Inland Empire community health care provider, has received more than $5 million in federal grant funding from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The funding includes $2,850,400 from the Teaching Health Center (THC) program and $2,625,000 from the Medication-Assisted Treatment – Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction grant program.
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