10th Congressional District to receive direct aid as a part of Omnibus Funding Bill
Senators John Kerry and Paul Kirk, together with Congressman William Delahunt today announced that the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2010 approved by Congress this week contains direct federal assistance for the 10th Congressional District of Massachusetts.
The Senate bill passed earlier today, and having passed the House of Representatives on Thursday, will now head to President Obama for his signature.
The following projects in the 10th Congressional District are slated to receive funding:
Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies: $550,000
Project: This funding will be used to support the ongoing development of the Northeast Coastal Monitoring Collaborative.
Windemere Rehabilitation Facility, Oaks Bluffs: $250,000
Project: This funding will be used to support the modernization of facilities and the acquisition of medical equipment.
Cape Cod Maritime Museum: $100,000
Project: This funding will be used for the development of exhibits and educational programs.
Silent Spring Institute (Newton and Cape Cod): $350,000
Project: The funding will be used for studies on environmental impacts on breast cancer.
Nantucket Memorial Airport: $1,000,000
Project: This funding will be used to complete work on the modernization of the Nantucket Memorial Airport's outdated air traffic control facility.
Otis Air National Guard Base, Bourne: $12,800,000
Project: The funding will be used to build the Composite Operations and Training Facility at Otis Air National Guard Base. This facility will house operation and training missions, an installation control center and several other projects including offices for the Distributed Common Ground System.