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15 December 2009

John Lewis Touts $3 Million In Federal Funds For 5th District

In a news release Tuesday morning, the office of 5th district Congressman John Lewis (D - Georgia) announced that the U.S. House approved $3 million worth of projects included in several appropriations bill.

According to Congressman Lewis' office, the requests are consistent with some of the top concerns of 5th District residents -- funding for crime initiatives in Fulton County; healthcare initiatives that benefit Grady Hospital, St. Joseph’s Mercy Care; and children’s health care projects.

Below are a list of projects approved by Congress for the 5th district:


Commerce, Justice, Science FY10 Appropriations Funding

  • City of College Park, GA, Emergency Operations Center Technology Upgrade: $450,000
  • City of East Point, Georgia, Law Enforcement Technology Upgrade Project: $100,000M
  • Covenant House Georgia, Inc., Covenant House Georgia Rights of Passage Transitional Living Program: $100,000
  • Fulton County Police Department, Fulton County High Intensity Crime Area Task Force: $100,000
  • Women's Sports Foundation, GoGirlGo! Atlanta Initiative: $100,000
Financial Services FY10 Appropriations Funding
  • City of College Park, GA, Entrepreneurial Development Center: $150,000
Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education FY10 Appropriations Funding
  • Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Expansion of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Hughes: $200,000
  • Grady Health System, Grady Health System Network Transformation: $1,100,000
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta, the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta's Innovative Aging-In-Place Services Project: $100,000
  • Marcus Autism Center, Autism Statewide Delivery System Master Plan: $300,000
  • Morehouse School of Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine Health IT Partnership: $100,000
  • Saint Joseph's Mercy Care Services, Inc. Strengthening Atlanta's Health Care Safety Net: $200,000