Gallagher announces nearly $1.1 million in state dollars for projects in 173rd District

HARRISBURG, March 20 – State Rep. Pat Gallagher, D-Phila., announced nearly $1.1 million in Commonwealth Financing Authority awards for projects in the 173rd District.

“This money goes to important projects that affect the lives of all our residents,” Gallagher said. “I know we will continue to see projects like this getting funding in the future through state programs.”

The projects awarded are:

  • $1 million for a new turf field at Russo Playground.
  • $81,846 for renovations of a building within Pleasant Hill Park.

The Commonwealth Financing Authority was established in 2004 to administer Pennsylvania's economic stimulus packages. The CFA holds fiduciary responsibility over the funding of programs and investments in Pennsylvania's economic growth.