Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), along with U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, and U.S. Congressman Albio Sires (NJ-08), today joined Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) Executive Director Patrick Foye to announce $255,529,424 in federal grants awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to repair damage sustained by the Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) rail system during Superstorm Sandy.
U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker today announced a combined $14,732,042 in federal grants to hire more firefighters and improve safety and operations in local fire departments across New Jersey. The Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) and Assistance to Firefighter Grants (AFG) programs are administered by the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
All the Members of the New Jersey Congressional Delegation sent a letter today to Secretary Julián Castro of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) urging him to exercise his authority to prevent further delays in the distribution of federal disaster assistance to victims of Superstorm Sandy. Without such action, payouts received from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Sandy Claims Review and grants that are awarded with Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Relief (CDBG-DR) funds would be subject to a complex and costly duplication of benefits analysis
U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, and Congressmen Bill Pascrell (N.J.-09) and Albio Sires (N.J.-08), today announced a combined $3,742.909 in federal grants to hire more firefighters and improve safety and operations in local fire departments across New Jersey. The Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) and Assistance to Firefighter Grants (AFG) programs are administered by the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker (both D-N.J.) today announced a combined $1,837,013 in federal grants to improve safety and operations and add firefighters in local fire departments across New Jersey. The Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) and Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) programs are administered by the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
The Morris County Freeholders have approved a $416,000 grant allocation to buyout four more flood-threatened residential properties in the Lincoln Park under the county’s innovative Flood Mitigation Program, which has previously approved $4.5 million to partially fund purchases of 51 homes in seven towns.
Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced today that the Volunteers of America-Delaware Valley, Inc. (VOA) received a $150,000 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to provide homeless veterans with job training so they may successfully transition into sustainable housing and quality employment
Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced today the Camden Redevelopment Agency was selected for two federal grants totaling $944,710 to clean up and redevelop contaminated properties in Camden City. Awarded under the EPA’s Brownfields Area-Wide Planning program, the funding is designed to assist communities with planning for cleanup and reuse of properties where moderate contamination threatens environmental quality, public health and potential for economic development.
Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced a $50 million award for tax credits from the U.S. Treasury Department to New Jersey Community Capital, which is located in New Brunswick. The funds, which will be used by New Jersey Community Capital to award tax credits to investors in projects, are aimed at stimulating economic growth in low-income urban neighborhoods and rural communities.
As part of the Christie Administration’s ongoing efforts to revitalize the nine counties most impacted by Superstorm Sandy, New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Acting Commissioner Charles Richman and New Jersey Redevelopment Authority (NJRA) Executive Director Leslie A. Anderson today announced the award of $500,000 in federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Disaster Recovery funds to cover the predevelopment costs of 30 units of affordable housing in Union County.
The official public opening of the spectacular new Giralda Farms Preserve at Loantaka Brook Reservation in Chatham Township, a 136-acre natural area purchased and permanently preserved for public use with the assistance of a $10 million Morris County Open Space grant, will take place on Saturday, June 6, as part of a National Trails Day event in Morris County
U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker (both D-NJ) today announced a combined $704,900 in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants for improvements at Lakewood and Essex County Airports.
The Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey recently hosted an open house reception to announce a federal grant award to fund programs for pregnant women and families with children. As a result of this award, the Partnership has expanded its office space at 50 Union Ave., a signature Irvington, N.J., office tower. The Partnership for Maternal and Child Health occupies approximately 4,100 square feet at the newly renovated 40 and 50 Union Avenue Medical/Professional Office Campus.
Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco, R-Morris and Somerset, has requested a regulation change to benefit our veterans and the greater community surrounding VFW and American Legion posts. For many years, these posts were provided access to Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding through county governments.
The Robbinsville Township Fire Department was awarded a grant in the amount of $111,585 from the Department of Homeland Security through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program, announced Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-04) today.
This grant comes in addition to $5.575 million already allocated to the buyout and demolition of properties in Woodbridge.
Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06), Ranking Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, today announced an additional $2,473,024.95 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funding to the Bayshore Regional Sewerage Authority (BRSA) to repair Superstorm Sandy damage to Blower Building Two.
First Lady Mary Pat Christie today announced over $120,000 in New Jersey Heroes grants to eighteen organizations previously selected as New Jersey Heroes. The grants, which must be used within twelve months from the date of the award, will help the recipients to further enhance the mission of their respective organizations through new programs and services
U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker today announced the awarding of a $1,140,923.87 Sandy relief grant through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the Middlesex County Utilities Authority. This grant will help repair the Sayreville Sewerage Pump station, which sustained substantial damage from Sandy, in order to prevent waste from entering the river
U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker (both D-N.J.) today announced $744,095 in federal grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Housing Counseling Program to 11 agencies throughout New Jersey.