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September 27, 2022

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $1.7 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds to Fortify Energy Infrastructure in Support of Business Growth in Huslia Village, Alaska

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.7 million grant to Huslia Village, Alaska, to support business growth and boost economic resiliency by improving the village’s energy infrastructure. This grant is funded by the American Rescue Plan’s Indigenous Communities program.
  • Press Release
  • American Rescue Plan
September 27, 2022

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $2 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds for Wastewater Infrastructure Improvements to Support Tourism in Fort Smith, Montana

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2 million grant to the Fort Smith Water and Sewer District, Fort Smith, Montana, for wastewater infrastructure improvements needed to support the growth of the tourism sector. This grant is funded by the American Rescue Plan.
  • Press Release
  • American Rescue Plan
September 27, 2022

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $2.8 Million to Support Workforce Development Efforts in Klickitat County, Washington

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.8 million grant to Klickitat County, Washington, to develop an aviation maintenance training facility at Columbia Gorge Regional Airport and provide related infrastructure improvements, including water, sewer, and electrical services.
  • Press Release
September 27, 2022

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $3.3 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds for Roadway Expansion to Support Business Growth in Eagle Pass, Texas

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3.3 million grant to the city of Eagle Pass, Texas, to expand Patsy Winn Boulevard and support development of an industrial park. This grant is funded by the American Rescue Plan and EDA’s $300 million Coal Communities Commitment.
  • Press Release
September 27, 2022

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $3.6 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds to Support Business Growth in Lansing, Michigan

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3.6 million grant to the Capital Region Airport Authority, Lansing, Michigan, for water, sewer and utility infrastructure upgrades needed to spur economic growth at the Capital Region International Airport. This grant is funded by the American Rescue Plan and EDA’s $300 million Coal Communities Commitment.
  • Press Release
  • American Rescue Plan
September 27, 2022

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $3.7 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance to Construct Tribal Grocery Store in Lower Brule, South Dakota

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3.7 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe, Lower Brule, South Dakota, to support construction of a grocery store on Tribal lands.
  • Press Release
  • CARES Act