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Published: February 5, 2019


AS CONSTRUCTION CONTINUES ON THE CAMPUS OF REDSTONE ARSENAL, MORE JOBS ARE EXPECTED AS THE FBI COULD INVEST UP TO 1 BILLION DOLLARS IN THE EXPANSION.  MEDIA SOURCES REPORT DURING A SPEECH ON MONDAY, US SENATOR RICHARD SHELBY TOLD LOCAL BUSINESS AND COMMUNITY LEADERS THAT HE EXPECTS TO SEE THE FBI GROW EVEN MORE IN HUNTSVILLE AND THAT THE INVESTMENT IS ESSENTIAL BECAUSE IT'S GOING TOWARDS THE SECURITY OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE.  SHELBY SITED MANPOWER, BRAIN TRUST AND THE SECURITY OF THE ARSENAL AS REASONS WHY THE FBI IS DRAWN TO THE LOCATION.  IN LATE NOVEMBER THE FBI ANNOUNCED THE RELOCATION OF 1300 HUNDRED JOBS TO REDSTONE.  THE EXPANSION OF THE FBI PRESENCE IS EXPECTED TO ULTIMATELY BE MORE THAN 4000 JOBS.