The Water Resources Development Act will come up for a cloture vote early this evening in the U.S. Senate on whether to proceed with debate on the Water Resources Development Act, or S. 601.
This bill is going to be closely watched by groups wanting to see improvements to the way the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans and develops inland waterway projects.
Last month, the Congressional Budget Office pegged the cost of WRDA at $5.7 billion through 2018. For a full 10-year funding projection, WRDA would cost $12.2 billion.
According to CBO estimates, WRDA would spend about $3.4 billion ...