Shea-Porter Secures $1.7 million in Funding for Local Infrastructure Projects

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter announced that she successfully secured $1.7 million in funding for several local infrastructure projects. This funding was secured in the House Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, which passed the House 251-167.

“These projects improve infrastructure and create jobs,” said Congresswoman Shea-Porter.  “I am particularly pleased that Liberty House has received the House approval for funds to shelter more homeless veterans.”  

Shea-Porter secured the following funding in the Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act:

$450,000 for the Conway Village Main Street Streetscape and Pedestrian Improvements

This funding will assist the Conway Village Fire District with an ongoing streetscape project that will revitalize the Main Street area.

$250,000 for Liberty House in Manchester for Building Acquisition for Housing for Homeless Veterans

This funding will be used to assist Liberty House in securing a facility that will house homeless male and female veterans, as well as homeless veterans with children.

$1,000,000 for New Hampshire Food Bank in Manchester for Expansion of Food Assistance Programs

This funding will be used to expand food assistance programs including preparation equipment and technologies, and vocational training for people who are underemployed or unemployed, and immigrants and prison populations.