BOSTON- Senator Anne Gobi (D-Spencer) joined the Baker-Polito Administration today in announcing $1,152,500 in grants for 29 projects to improve municipal land use planning and development through the Planning Assistance Grant Program. Through this program, the Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) provides municipalities funding to undertake public processes and hire technical expertise to improve their land use practices, diversify housing choices, mitigate and prepare for climate change impacts, and conserve and sustainably develop land.

Senator Gobi, the Senate Chair of the Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources, and Agriculture, has seven towns in her district set to receive $195,250 in funding through these grants. The projects in the Senatorís district being addressed are listed here: