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.—Bills that would impact the waterways industry by funding the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and boost the nation’s water transportation system could be among the first acted upon… 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 key Senate committee kicked off its work on a water infrastructure bill that would maintain navigability of inland waterways across the country and deepen nationally significant ports. “Goods… Read More

Amy Larson, president of the National Waterways Conference (NWC), spoke on the possibility of advancing a Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) 2018 this year to the audience of the Inland… Read More

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. Department of Transportation renamed the TIGER grant program and kicked off a new effort to award $1.5 billion in discretionary grant funding, with applications due July 19. Read More