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116th Congress

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116

Granger Encouraged by Department of Transportation’s Commitment to Texas High Speed Rail

 

FORT WORTH, TX – Today, Congresswoman Kay Granger (R-TX12), Top Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, provided the following statement regarding the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) plans to move forward with a Rule of Particular Applicability (RPA) for the Texas High Speed Rail Project, slated to connect Dallas and Houston:

Granger Announces Dallas-Fort Worth Infrastructure Grants

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Kay Granger (R-TX), Top Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, announced that the Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded $200 million to the Fort Worth Transportation Authority for TEXRail, and $8.775 million to the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) and Texas DOT for a series of projects involving seven bridges in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

GRANGER VOTES AGAINST PARTISAN DEFENSE BILL

WASHINGTON, DC – House Appropriations Top Republican Kay Granger released the following statement after voting against the House Democrats partisan National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 220 to 197.

“From day one of their majority, House Democrats have put forth partisan legislation and refused to work with Republicans on some of the most important policies,” said Granger

Congresswoman Granger Announces $5.5 Million Grant for Fort Worth Alliance Airport

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Kay Granger (R-Texas), today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded an Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grant to Fort Worth Alliance Airport. The award, which is for $5.5 million, will go to support a taxiway extension project needed after Amazon announced that it will open a regional air hub at the airport. The taxiway extension will provide Alliance the needed infrastructure to handle additional air traffic. 

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