House Passes WRRDA

wrrdaBy a vote of 417 to 3 on Wednesday, the House passed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA), a bill that includes provisions to update locks and dams on the nation’s transportation waterways critical to agricultural trade.

Two representatives from Illinois are particularly pleased with their contributions to the Water Resources Reform and Development Act or WRRDA overwhelmingly passed by the House Wednesday evening. Democrat Cheri Bustos says the bill includes a bipartisan provision that will help improve aging locks and dams through public private partnerships.Rep. Cherie Bustos (D-IL)

Republican Rodney Davis says reform matters and he was proud to be a part of crafting WRRDA. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL)