Washington Waves: September 17, 2018 Washington Waves: September 17, 2018
Washington Waves: September 17, 2018

Washington, D.C.—The Senate easily approved the first “minibus” appropriations conference report for fiscal year 2019 that provides $6.8 billion for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works, which one… Read More

Washington, D.C.—Members of the waterways industry hailed a new work plan from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for including record levels of funding, identifying new starts and feasibility studies… Read More

Washington, D.C.—Much-anticipated water resources bills took significant steps forward in both the Senate and House and are headed to floor action in both chambers of Congress. On a 21-0 vote,… Read More

Washington, D.C.—A bill authorizing funding for the U.S. Coast Guard stalled in the Senate because it also included the Commercial Vessel Incidental Discharge Act that supporters say would offer important… Read More

Washington, D.C.—The chief of engineers and commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers did not hesitate when asked to advise a key Senate committee on any changes it… Read More

Washington, D.C.—Another stopgap measure to keep the federal government funded and avoid a shutdown again postponed decisions on a number of major spending issues for the remaining eight months of… Read More