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