Grant to Promote Economic Growth in College Station

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The Texas Engineering Extension Service in College Station has received a grant of $86,744 from the Economic Development Administration (EDA), U.S. Sen. John Cornyn announced Monday. The grant will be used to make operations more efficient. It comes through the U.S. Department of Commerce.

"This is good news for the future of economic development in College Station," Sen. Cornyn said. "The investment will boost local jobs and expand economic opportunities. I applaud area officials who worked to secure this funding."

The grant was administered by EDA, a division of the Department of Commerce. It was established to work with states and localities to generate new jobs, retain existing jobs, and stimulate industrial and commercial growth in economically distressed areas and regions of the United States.