EMS providers apply for millions in casino-funded grants
Pa. county officials plan on awarding almost $4 million to fire departments, police, and other responders who apply
By James McGinnis
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. — Millions of dollars gambled away on the slot machines at Parx Casino could soon be used to hunt fugitives, pump sewage, repave roads and install low-energy street lights in areas of Lower Bucks County.
The Bucks County Redevelopment Authority plans on Friday to award $3.8 million in grants funded through fees on gambling, and it won’t be easy selecting the award-winners, said Bob White, executive director.
The county agency received more than $8.5 million in requests for projects in more than a dozen boroughs and towns.
Full story: Towns apply for $8.5 million in casino grants
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