WASHINGTON  The House Appropriations Committee recently released its Fiscal Year 2022 Budget. The budget includes 10 projects, totaling $7,012,350, that the office of Rep. Dean advocated for inclusion in the budget. 

The Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Language includes funding for the following 10 projects:

  • $3 Million: Montgomery County Housing Authority — High Priority Needs projects

  • $1.35 Million: Colebrookdale Railroad Preservation Trust — Boyertown Yard Downtown Improvements
  • $460K: Borough of Hatboro — Memorial Park ADA/Accessible Upgrade Project

  • $450K: Pottstown’s TriCounty Community Network — Support Our Own Project
  • $400K: JEVS Human Services — The Choice is Yours Program

  • $332K: SEPTA — Schuylkill River Trail — Norristown Transportation Center

  • $300K: Greater Philadelphia YMCA — New Early Learning Center

  • $270K: Hedwig House — Psychiatric Rehabilitation Education Program (PREP)

  • $250K: Holy Redeemer Health — Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Care

  • $200K: Norristown Area High School — Library Transformation Project

“I am delighted to have these projects included in our annual budget,” Rep. Dean said. “This process was an opportunity for our office to advocate for funding for community-based projects that address our district’s most pressing needs.”

The budget bill for all Community Projects can be found here. The inclusion of this funding in the Appropriations Committee draft bill is the first step in the funding process. Rep. Dean will continue to fight for this funding as the bill moves to the House Floor and negotiations with the Senate.

Rep. Madeleine Dean is a mother, grandmother, attorney, professor, former four-term member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, and U.S. Representative for the Fourth District of Pennsylvania.