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Ros-Lehtinen Reports That The City Of Miami & Jackson Health Systems Will Receive Federal Funding In House/Senate Conference Bill Of The Homeland Security Department

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Location: Washington, DC

Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, a senior member of the Florida Congressional Delegation, reports that the City of Miami and Jackson Health Systems will receive federal funds in the just approved House/Senate Conference legislation for the Department of Homeland Security.

Ros-Lehtinen secured the following funds for the City of Miami and Jackson Health Systems:

$600,000 for the City of Miami's stormwater project. This project seeks to implement storm water drainage projects throughout the City of Miami to improve flood conditions and reduce flood damage.
$500,000 for Jackson Health Systems to reinforce and make the appropriate upgrades so that Jackson Memorial Hospital (JMH), which is an emergency evacuation shelter, can withstand a category 5 hurricane.

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