SALEM, OR – Today, Representative Emily McIntire (R-Eagle Point) and Representative E. Werner Reschke (R-Klamath Falls) announced the following joint funding wins for Klamath County:

  • $18,160,000 to Oregon Institute of Technology for their Geothermal System Emergency Renovation.
  • $2,000,000 to Klamath County for the Klamath Crimson Rose Facility Construction.
  • $1,535,000 to Klamath County Community College for their Childcare Residential Learning Community.
  • $1,320,000 to the Chiloquin Airport for the Chiloquin Airport Obstruction Removal.
  • $580,000 for Klamath-Lake County Food Bank for Warehouse Renovation and Paving.

Representative Emily McIntire (R-Eagle Point) who represents House District 56 announced the following district specific win:

  • $1,530,000 to Rogue River Irrigation District for the Four Mile Creek Headgate.
  • $130,873 to Ross Ragland Theater.

“When I look at the session, it is often hard to see the wins, but this is one of them! I want to thank all the stakeholders who worked so hard to get these funding requests across the line. It is our partnership that makes these happen. I look forward to continuing to work with all of you to meet the other critical needs in our district. We are always stronger together,” said Representative McIntire (R-Eagle Point).

Representative E. Werner Reschke (R-Klamath Falls) who represents House District 55 announced the following district specific wins:

  • $1,500,000 to Klamath County Economic Development Association for their Klamath Northern Railroad Project.
  • $1,500,000 to the City of La Pine for the La Pine Incubator Project.

“Investing in critical community projects is the right way for the government to return Oregonians’ hard earned tax dollars. I am pleased to join Representative McIntire in announcing this historic funding for the Oregon Institute of Technology and the Klamath basin. Moreover, I am pleased at the investments for southern Deschutes County and northern Klamath County.” said Representative E. Werner Reschke (R-Klamath Falls).