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NWC News Alert – Washington Update

June 12, 2018

NWC News Alert – Washington Update        June 11, 2018 FY18 Work Plan Released The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released the work plan for fiscal year 2018. Enacted by Congress in March as the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, the civil works program received $6.8 billion in federal funding, $789 million more than…

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NWC News Alert – Washington Update

May 10, 2018

NWC News Alert – Washington Update • Senate water legislation • USACE Infrastructure Meetings • Section 7001 Request for Proposals The Senate’s “WRDA” To Be Released This Week The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee intends to release its version of WRDA tomorrow. Entitled the “America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018,” the bill includes traditional…

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NWC News Alert – Washington Update

March 23, 2018

NWC News Alert – Washington Update March 22, 2018 House and Senate negotiators have reached agreement on a massive spending bill to fund the federal government for the remainder of fiscal year 2018. The government has been operating on a series of continuing resolutions since October, and this agreement removes the uncertainty that arises from…

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NWC News Alert – Washington Update

November 17, 2017

From our friends at National Waterways Conference. . NWC News Alert – Washington Update November 16, 2017 Hearing for ASACW Nominee Earlier this week, the Senate Armed Services Committee advanced the nomination of R.D. James to serve as the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works. James, who has been a member of the…

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IRPT 3rd Legislation Briefing

August 1, 2017

IRPT’s 3rd Legislative Briefing will be held on Tuesday, November 14th in Washington, D.C. and we are inviting you to take the journey with us. If you have communicated to me that you will be attending, we have a room block at the Westin in Georgetown for $349/night. To book your room, please access the…

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WorkBoat Magazine

July 13, 2017

Rejecting proposed cuts, House approves healthy spending for inland rivers investments Congress has given the first signs that it will reject the Trump administration’s proposed cuts for spending on inland rivers, locks and dams, as well as a proposed user fee on commercial barge operators. The House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved a budget for…

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