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POWAY, Calif. (KGTV) – The City of Poway will receive funding for a major upgrade to its clean water storage infrastructure, it was announced Monday.
Rep. Scott Peters and Poway Mayor Steve Vaus, as well as the engineer for the project, were on hand to announce $1 million in federal infrastructure funding for the project.
Poway officials on Monday received $1 million in federal funding for the largest capital improvement program in the city’s 40-year history — an eventual replacement of the city’s water treatment reservoir.
Rep. Scott Peters, D-San Diego, joined Poway Mayor Steve Vaus and Shadi Sami, principal civil engineer for the city’s Public Works Department, in the announcement.
National City — Federal infrastructure funds could help update the Port of San Diego, reducing pollution while streamlining operations, San Diego lawmakers said.
San Diego political leaders and members of the volunteer coalition working to help Afghans leave their war-torn country called for federal legislation to help thousands of evacuees gain legal permanent residence at a news conference Saturday.
Local lawmakers are hoping to get a big chunk of funds from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to reduce pollution.
Soon, $16 billion of the trillion-dollar Infrastructure and Jobs Act will be up for grabs for ports and waterways across the country.
California could one day meet its energy needs with solar power from Arizona’s deserts or hydropower from the Pacific Northwest under a $20 billion federal project to improve long-distance power transmission that was launched this month.
The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program — created in response to the lengthy COVID-19 shutdown of live events that began in March 2020 — is proving to be a crucial and major source of relief funding for scores of independent San Diego County arts, cultural and tourism venues, organizations and related businesses.
Scott Peters was barely elected to Congress in a Republican-leaning district in 2012. In that election and others since, he has fended off challenges from the right.
Oceanside — A notoriously congested interchange between state Route 78 and Interstate 5 in North County could be upgraded with federal infrastructure money, Rep. Mike Levin, D-San Capistrano, said Monday.
Two San Diego-area lawmakers previewed on Monday the local improvements that will come from the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill passed by Congress last year.