SpaceX to receive county grant

SpaceX will receive a $2.6 million grant from the Cameron County Spaceport Development Corporation after the board received its first disbursement from the Office of the Governor last week.

SpaceX will receive a $2.6 million grant from the Cameron County Spaceport Development Corporation after the board received its first disbursement from the Office of the Governor last week.

The funds come from the State Spaceport Trust Fund Account and are the first installment of a $13 million allocation, according to a Cameron County press release.

County Judge Eddie TreviƱo Jr., County Commissioner Pct. 1 Sofia Benavides and Spaceport Board Chairman Nick Serafy attended a meeting in Austin to discuss the project and the details of the first disbursement with representatives of the Office of the Governor in April.

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