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Chairwoman Roybal-Allard Announces FEMA Grants for California Military Department Response to COVID-19

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Washington, May 4, 2020 | Ben Soskin ((202) 225-1766) | comments
Today, House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded grants totaling $2.7 million to the California Military Department for responding to the coronavirus pandemic.  The grants include $1 million for the Cal Guard Food Mission and $1.7 million for other emergency response costs.  As chairwoman of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, Chairwoman Roybal-Allard oversees FEMA funding.

“The continued menace of COVID-19 demands a forceful federal response,” said Chairwoman Roybal-Allard. “These FEMA grants to the California Military Department are essential to feeding and protecting our fellow Californians during this pandemic.  As Chairwoman of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, I thank FEMA for providing these essential funds, and I’ll keep doing all I can to make sure our federal government protects our fellow Californians, and all Americans, from the threat of the coronavirus.”

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