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Congresswoman Joyce Beatty

Representing the 3rd District of Ohio

Congresswoman Beatty Helps Bring Back $108 Million in New Federal Funds to Ohio’s Third Congressional District

Sep 16, 2020
Press Release

COLUMBUS, OH—U.S. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03) announced today that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), U.S. Department of Education (DOE), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and the National Science Foundation (NSF) have awarded more than $108 million combined in federal funds to programs and initiatives across Ohio’s Third Congressional District since June 1st.

“In Central Ohio and across this nation, funding is needed to find the solutions to the healthcare and scientific challenges of today and tomorrow—not to mention continue to meet the demand for safe, secure and stable housing for more families. That is why I have continually championed and voted to not only protect but increase investment in these worthwhile endeavors and will continue to do so. I am proud to serve as the Representative of Ohio’s Third Congressional District and promise to keep fighting to build a brighter future for the people, programs and proposals that make our community strong.”

Highlights include: $18 million to The Ohio State University in NSF grants to establish the Center for Emergent Materials to further advance cutting-edge medical and scientific technology and research, over $16 million to The Ohio State University from HHS to facilitate groundbreaking scientific and medical research, $11 million to the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital from HHS to continue supporting pediatric research and prevention programs, and $1.7 million in HUD funds to Franklin County for affordable housing initiatives.