US port funding, project authorization bill moving forward

US Port Funding, Project Authorization Bill Moving Forward

July 16,2020–

Congress is moving forward on passing legislation that would fund major navigational projects at the ports of Houston and New York and New Jersey. The new water resources legislation could also give ports back a larger share of the import taxes they collect on containers so they can use it for infrastructure maintenance.The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure on Wednesday passed bipartisan water resources development legislation, after the Senate version was approved by the chamber’s Environmental and Public Works committee on May 6.


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