Congressman Gonzalez announces funding for veterans nursing homes

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Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (Source: KGBT Photo)

Congressman Vicente Gonzalez announces  a$488,324 grant award for the McAllen veterans nursing homes. 

According to a press release, the grant will go towards new heating, ventilation, and air conditioning units. 

The federal funding for McAllen Veterans Nursing Homes comes as part of a Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) 2019 VA Grant Funding request, where the VLB has been awarded $1,193,215 for HVAC replacements in Amarillo, El Paso and McAllen, Texas.

“Regardless of age or injury, our veterans who have served our country should be taken care of,” said Congressman Gonzalez. “I am grateful McAllen Veterans Nursing Homes will receive this funding which is necessary to provide state-of-the-art and energy efficient heating and cooling for residents and employees of the McAllen Veterans Nursing Homes. The welfare of our veterans and those who care for them will always be one of my highest priorities. ”

For more information on Texas State Veterans Homes, click here. 

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