McMorris Rodgers Announces $5.4 Million Grant for Walla Walla Regional Airport

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 12, 2017) – Eastern Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) today announced a grant totaling $5.4 million from the Department of Transportation to the Walla Walla Regional Airport for rehabilitation of the taxiway. Rep. McMorris Rodgers released this statement following the announcement:

“As we continue to commit ourselves to rebuilding our nation’s infrastructure, I’m excited that this grant will help bring immediate and much-needed funds to our community,” said McMorris Rodgers. “The Walla Walla Regional Airport helps connect Southeast Washington with the rest of the world. I was proud to lead this effort with Secretary Chao to reinvest in our critical infrastructure needs.”

You can find more information about the grant here.

NOTE: In May, the Department of Transportation announced the approval of a $15 million grant for the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport, another major investment in Eastern Washington. You can find more information about that grant here.

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