Rep. Claudia Tenney Announces School Violence Prevention Funding For Norwich And Windsor School Districts
Published: December 22nd, 2021

Rep. Claudia Tenney announces school violence prevention funding for Norwich and Windsor School Districts Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22).

CHENANGO COUNTY – Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22)  today announced that the Windsor Central and Norwich City School Districts received violence prevention funding from the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance’s (BJA) Preventing School Violence: BJA’s STOP School Violence Program.

The Norwich City School District received $134,517 and the Windsor Central School District received $426,434.

“I am honored to announce the Windsor Central School District and Norwich City School District will receive funding to prevent violence across their school districts.

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“Children should always feel safe while in the classroom setting and these funds work to ensure the security of our schools and children. I was honored to support establishing this program during my first term in Congress and am pleased to see our tax dollars reinvested into our community.”

In the 115th Congress, Tenney cosponsored the STOP School Violence Act of 2018 which authorized the establishment of this program in the Department of Justice.

The Tenney-backed bill was signed into law as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 which Tenney also supported when it was before the House for a vote.

– From the Office of Congresswoman Claudia Tenney