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Rep. Cuellar Announces $149,762 in Federal Funding in Hidalgo County

Rep. Cuellar Announces $149,762 in Federal Funding in Hidalgo County

Congressman Henry Cuellar announced $149,762 in federal funding for the Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program in Hidalgo County and the City of Mission. The Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo will re ceive $95,306 and the Mission Housing Authority of the City of Mission will receive $54,456. These funds will allow local Housing Authorities to employ FSS Coordinators, to help families get back on their feet and regain independence by connecting them with services, such as childcare, transportation, job training, employment and counseling.

City of McAllen Receives Grant to Hire Census Outreach Workers

McALLEN - The City of McAllen recently received another grant to assist with its Census outreach efforts, this time, from the Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation in the amount of $56,400. The grant will be used for promotional activities and items, including flyers, posters, postcards, street banners, and yard signs. However, the bulk of the grant will be used to hire five part-time outreach workers to help residents respond online to the 2020 Census at various City of McAllen locations. The remaining funds will be used to promote those events with local media promotion. “The City of McAllen's


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