Vale lift station project tops legislator’s list for federal funds

State Sen. Lynn Findley, R-Vale, placed a Vale infrastructure upgrade at the top of his project list for federal funding. (The Enterprise/File).

VALE – Upgrading a Vale lift station has been spotlighted to benefit from a massive federal spending program.

 State Sen. Lynn Findley, R-Vale, placed the Vale project at the top of his list for state priorities that could be paid for out of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

The massive federal spending bill is designed to inject $1.9 billion into nation’s economy, including funds for infrastructure and Covid relief.

Under the plan, $4 billion was allocated for Oregon. Each state senator was allotted $4 million to support local community projects.

Findley said the $1 million in federal funds will help solve what has become . . .