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CONFEREES STILL NEGOTIATING WATER PROJECTS BILL
The water resources development bill that currently is the subject of a House-Senate conference, appears to have cleared a first procedural hurdle. Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., the lead negotiator for legislation, says that Senate conferees have come to an agreement on a report and are awaiting a response from House conference members.
The coming language is expected to increase funding for harbor maintenance projects and also could accelerate work on locks and dams. Conferees have ...