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June 15, 2021 Press Release
Aguilar Announces $26.1 Million in American Rescue Plan Funding for Inland Empire Public Transit
Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that the San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA) has received $26.1 million in federal funding from the US Department of Transportation. The funding comes from the American Rescue Plan, landmark legislation led by President Biden and passed by Rep. Aguilar and Congressional Democrats. It will help establish the West Valley Connector project, which will utilize a fleet of zero-emission buses and 21 new bus stations to establish new public transit routes to key San Bernardino County destinations including Victoria Gardens and Ontario International Airport.
June 9, 2021 Press Release
Aguilar Holds Virtual Send-off for Inland Empire Service Academy Nominees
Rep. Pete Aguilar held a virtual send-off meeting with Inland Empire students successfully nominated by his office to attend US Service Academies. In order to attend a service academy, students need to be nominated by their Member of Congress. Students in CA-31 were nominated after a rigorous interview and application process that included interviews with local veterans and former academy attendees.
June 2, 2021 Press Release
Aguilar Announces $6.6 Million in COVID-19 Relief Funds for Inland Empire Preschool Services
Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that the San Bernardino County Preschool Services Department has received two grants totaling $6,303,075 from the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Head Start. The funding will help the Preschool Services Department operate an in-person summer school session to help prepare students for the beginning of kindergarten.
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