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Nash, Franklin could receive $38M in state budget

Posted on August 23, 2021

Updated on August 29, 2021

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RALEIGH — Nash and Franklin counties could receive $38 million this year’s state budget, including money for water systems in Bailey and Spring Hope.

State Rep. Matthew Winslow represents Nash and Franklin counties in House District 7. He helped secured the funding for what he said are important projects in his district.

“My priority as an elected Representative of Franklin and Nash counties has always been to put the state government to work for the people in District 7,” Winslow said in a news release. “Thirty-Eight million dollars for local infrastructure, revitalization projects, primary and secondary educational funding, law enforcement, a civic center, and economic development will go a long way towards making our district better for everyone.”

The funding is subject to final approval by the Senate and Gov. Roy Cooper.

The House budget funding for District 7 includes the following:

• The town of Spring Hope could receive $25,000 for water improvements.

• The town of Bailey could receive $5 million for sewer improvements.

• The town of Middlesex could receive $1.5 million for sewer improvements.

• The town of Middlesex could receive $15,000 for police department capital improvements.

• Nash County could receive $7.7 million for capital improvements.

• The National Guard Readiness Center could receive $9.5 million.

• Vance-Granville Community College could receive $9.5 million for capital improvements.

• The town of Louisburg could receive $700,000 for its Depot Hill Civic Center.

• The Northeast Economic Development Committee could receive $50,000.

• The town of Franklinton could receive $25,000 for capital improvements.

• Youngsville could receive $3 million for Main Street improvements.

• The town of Bunn could receive $25,000 for capital improvements.

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