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WRRDA conference committee holds first meeting, aims to negotiate waterways spending agreement

Amanda Bayhi - Nov 20, 2013

WRRDA conference committee holds first meeting, aims to negotiate waterways spending agreement

The Congressional committee that is tasked with negotiating an agreement on an $8.2 billion bill for U.S. ports and waterways is holding its first meeting on Wednesday, The Hill reports. The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) conference committee consists of 24 ...

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Obama touts infrastructure investment during New Orleans visit

Amanda Bayhi - Nov 11, 2013

Obama touts infrastructure investment during New Orleans visit

During his visit to the Port of New Orleans last week, President Obama called on Congress to invest more in U.S. infrastructure, particularly ports and waterways, according to a report from The Hill. Obama noted that the U.S. is falling behind ...

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APWA notes approval of WRRDA passage

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 29, 2013

APWA notes approval of WRRDA passage

The American Public Works Association announced Thursday its approval of the House of Representatives passing a new water infrastructure bill, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). APWA called the passage “swift,” adding that it also commends the provisions included in the bill ...

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House passes water infrastructure bill

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 24, 2013

House passes water infrastructure bill

The House on Wednesday night passed its version of a bill to reauthorize federal waterways spending, the Associated Press reports. The $8.2 billion measure -- known  as H.R. 3080, or the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) -- passed the ...

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House begins work on water bill

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 23, 2013

House begins work on water bill

The House starts work Wednesday afternoon on its version of a bill that would reauthorize federal waterways funding for the first time in six years, according to a report from The Hill. The House Rules Committee yesterday made in order 24 ...

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House to vote on water infrastructure bill this week

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 21, 2013

House to vote on water infrastructure bill this week

The House will vote on its version of the water infrastructure bill Tuesday. The bill, known as the Water Resources and Reform Development Act (WRRDA), has an amendment deadline of 10 a.m. Eastern Time and a markup deadline of 5 p.m. ...

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House could vote on water infrastructure bill next week

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 16, 2013

House could vote on water infrastructure bill next week

The House is expected to vote next week on a bill that would reauthorize federal waterways funding for the first time in six years, according to a report from The Hill. The bill, which House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill ...

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House Transportation Committee approves water infrastructure bill

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 20, 2013

House Transportation Committee approves water infrastructure bill

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee unanimously approved its proposed water infrastructure bill Thursday, The Hill reports. The Water Resources and Reform Development Act (WRRDA), which the committee introduced earlier this month, would reauthorize federal waterways funding for the first time ...

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Rep. Shuster to host Twitter town hall on WRRDA

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 16, 2013

Rep. Shuster to host Twitter town hall on WRRDA

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) plans to host a Twitter town hall to answer questions about a proposed bill that would reauthorize federal waterways funding. The Twitter town hall will take place Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. Eastern ...

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VIDEO: Rep. Shuster explains water infrastructure bill with a whiteboard

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 12, 2013

VIDEO: Rep. Shuster explains water infrastructure bill with a whiteboard

Prior to the House Republicans’ introduction of their version of a water infrastructure bill, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) used a whiteboard Tuesday to explain to Americans why the new bill had been crafted, according to ...

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House GOP to unveil water infrastructure bill today

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 11, 2013

House GOP to unveil water infrastructure bill today

House Republicans have plans to unveil on Wednesday their version of a water infrastructure bill, according to a report from The Hill. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) will introduce the House's new Water Resources and Reform ...

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