Rice, White Haven Receive CFA Grants

State Rep. Gerald Mullery, D-Luzerne, announced that several projects in his legislative district were approved for nearly $3.5 million in grants by the Commonwealth Financing Authority.

The grants approved in Mullery’s district include: $200,000 to excavate and resurface township roads in Rice Township; and $184,000 to complete renovations of the White Haven municipal building;

The CFA was established in 2004 as an independent agency of the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) to administer Pennsylvania’s economic stimulus packages. The CFA holds fiduciary responsibility over the funding of programs and investments in Pennsylvania’s economic growth. The CFA consists of seven board members: four legislative appointees and the secretaries of DCED, the Office of the Budget and Department of Banking.