FBI investment in Huntsville tops $2.4 billion, Sen. Richard Shelby says


The FBI’s continuing growth in Huntsville has now topped more than $2.48 billion, U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby said Thursday.

In an announcement from the retiring senator, Shelby lauded the growth at Redstone Arsenal after Congress approved spending bills for the 2022 fiscal year that included $570 million for FBI construction at Redstone Arsenal.

The package of spending bills has been sent to President Joe Biden for his signature.

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Shelby is vice chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, which guides spending plans.

With Shelby’s announcement of additional funding for the FBI and the totality of investment for the bureau at Redstone eclipsing $2.48 billion, it’s a project that now exceeds the $2.3 billion invested in…

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