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President Biden’s Fiscal Year 2024 Budget proposes investments in Great Lakes building projects


CHICAGO – The Biden-Harris Administration announced today that the President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2024 includes funding for improvements to the Everett McKinley Dirksen U.S. Courthouse in Chicago, the Major General Emmett J. Bean Federal Center in Indianapolis, and the Patrick V. McNamara Federal Building in Detroit. The Budget details a blueprint to grow the economy from the bottom up and middle out, lower costs for families, and more.

The Budget proposes investments in the American people that will help lay a stronger foundation for shared growth and prosperity for generations to come.

“The President’s Budget reflects smart investments that will help GSA make cost-saving upgrades to federal buildings, bolster the nation’s cybersecurity, and improve how the government delivers digital services to millions of Americans,” said GSA Administrator Robin Carnahan. “In addition, for the first time ever, the President’s Budget includes a provision that will guarantee full access to the Federal Buildings Fund while preserving Congress’s discretion to decide on and authorize investments – this is a game-changing provision that will enable GSA to modernize and consolidate the federal footprint, saving taxpayers millions and creating good-paying jobs in local communities.”

In the Great Lakes region, the President’s FY 2024 budget request for GSA includes:

  • Everett McKinley Dirksen U.S. Courthouse | Chicago | $24.49 million – This repair and alteration project corrects fire and life safety deficiencies and upgrades the lighting systems in courtrooms and ground floor elevator lobbies.
  • Major General Emmett J. Bean Federal Center | Indianapolis | $50.4 million – This repair and alteration project completes critical repairs and upgrades to the building’s exterior, including window systems, and replacement of the building’s cooling tower.
  • Patrick V. McNamara Federal Building | Detroit | $46.9 million – This repairs and alterations project completes upgrades to critical building systems by modernizing the passenger and freight elevators and replacing the electrical infrastructure and perimeter security bollards.

“We’re looking forward to the opportunity to make an impact on our communities in Chicago, Indianapolis, and Detroit,” said Region 5 Public Buildings Service Commissioner Angel Dizon. “In serving our federal customers in these buildings, we’re also excited to provide them with much-needed sustainability, infrastructure, and security improvements, which will better enable them to carry out their missions.”

For more information on the President’s FY 2024 Budget, please visit The GSA Budget request will be posted at

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