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US Senate: News in Brief:

Source: United States Senator for Kansas – Jerry Moran

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) – chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies (CJS) – announced this week the U.S. Penitentiary (USP) in Leavenworth received $356 million to construct a new Federal Correctional Institute (FCI) and a satellite Federal Prison Camp (FPC) in Leavenworth. The funding announcement has received praise from leaders in Leavenworth, Kansas City and Federal officials. Please see the statements in support of the Leavenworth Penitentiary project.