Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairwoman Barbara BoxerBarbara BoxerSenate Dems may block water bill over drought language Funding measure to include 0M for Flint A record number of Indian Americans have been elected to Congress MORE (D-Calif.) and ranking member David VitterDavid VitterPoll: Republican holds 14-point lead in Louisiana Senate runoff Louisiana dishes last serving of political gumbo Trump tweets about flag burning, setting off a battle MORE (R-La.) introduced the Water Resources Development Act, which the Senate is currently considering. S. 601 would authorize projects related to flood and storm risk reduction, coast and inland navigation, and ecosystem restoration.
The Senate will likely continue work on the bill through the week and possibly into next week.
A list of the other amendments approved en bloc follows:
- Sen. Mark PryorMark PryorCotton pitches anti-Democrat message to SC delegation Ex-Sen. Kay Hagan joins lobby firm Top Democrats are no advocates for DC statehood MORE (D-Ark.) amendment providing work-in-kind credits.
- Pryor amendment to authorize the Secretary of the Army to construct various projects for improvements to rivers and harbors.
- Sen. John McCainJohn McCainSenate Dems: Don't link Mattis nomination to funding fight McCain: I'll answer 'stupid, idiotic' Trump questions next year McCain warns Trump against recreating 'Fortress America' MORE (R-Ariz.) amendment 833
- Sen. Patty MurrayPatty MurrayTop Dem signals likely opposition to Sessions nomination Overnight Finance: Trump takes victory lap at Carrier plant | House passes 'too big to fail' revamp | Trump econ team takes shape Senate Dems: Force Cabinet nominees to release tax returns MORE (D-Wash.) amendment 832
No additional information on those amendments was available when they were passed.