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Congressman Bennie Thompson Announces $139,000 Awarded to Mississippi Department of Transportation

April 28, 2020
Press Release

For Immediate Release                                                                                                                   Contact: Stephanie Booker

April 28, 2020                                                                                                                                                                   601-866-9003

 

Congressman Bennie Thompson Announces $139,000 Awarded to Mississippi Department of Transportation

Today, United States Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) announced the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration has awarded grant funds to the following:

 

RECIPIENT/AIRPORT

AMOUNT

CONTACT

City of Vicksburg/

Vicksburg Municipal Airport

$30,000

Mr. Ron Davis, Airport Director

(601) 636-4925 extension 382

County of Tunica & Tunica County Airport Commission/ Tunica Municipal Airport

$69,000

Mr. Eric Konupka, Deputy Director (662) 357-7320

City of Lexington/

C A Moore

$20,000

Clint Cobbins, Mayor of Lexington (662) 834-1261

County of Yazoo/

Yazoo County Airport

$20,000

Ms. Donna Kraft, Yazoo County Administrator (662) 746-8668

 

These grants are being funded as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) of 2020. These grants provide economic relief funds for any purpose for which airport revenue may be lawfully used.

 

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