Press Releases

U.S. House Releases Infrastructure Framework

January 29, 2020   Deb Calhoun

(202) 765-2166   dcalhoun@waterwayscouncil.org

January 29, 2020   HOUSE RELEASES INFRASTRUCTURE FRAMEWORK $3 billion for Inland Waterways Modernization Projects, $19.7 billion for Harbor Maintenance Programs   Today, the Chairmen of three House Committees released a framework for a five-year, $760 billion investment in infrastructure that…

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U.S. SENATOR JIM INHOFE (R-OK) TO RECEIVE WCI LEADERSHIP SERVICE AWARD ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2020 ON CAPITOL HILL

January 23, 2020   Deb Calhoun

(202) 765-2153   dcalhoun@waterwayscouncil.org

U.S. SENATOR JIM INHOFE (R-OK) TO RECEIVE WCI LEADERSHIP SERVICE AWARD U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK) will receive WCI’s 19th Annual Leadership Service Award on Thursday, February 13, 2020 on Capitol Hill. Senator Inhofe is Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and a senior…

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WCI PRAISES PASSAGE OF STRONG FISCAL YEAR (FY) 2020 ENERGY & WATER DEVELOPMENT APPROPRIATIONS BILL THAT FUNDS U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS

December 19, 2019   Deb Calhoun

(301) 332-0813   dcalhoun@waterwayscouncil.org

WCI PRAISES PASSAGE OF STRONG FISCAL YEAR (FY) 2020 ENERGY & WATER DEVELOPMENT APPROPRIATIONS BILL THAT FUNDS U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS INCREASED FUNDING, COST-SHARE CHANGE, MORE THAN FULL-USE OF INLAND WATERWAYS TRUST FUND Washington, DC – Today, WCI praised Congress for passage of…

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WATERWAYS COUNCIL, INC. ELECTS BOARD MEMBERS FOR 2020/2022 TERMS, OFFICERS, EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE MEMBERS

November 13, 2019

November 12, 2019   WATERWAYS COUNCIL, INC. ELECTS BOARD MEMBERS FOR 2020/2022 TERMS, OFFICERS, EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE MEMBERS   At the WCI Annual Meeting/Board of Directors Meeting held last week in Pittsburgh, PA, the WCI Nominating Committee consisting of Peter Stephaich,…

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WCI Applauds Passage of Strong FY 2019 Minibus Conference Report That Funds U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Full Use of Inland Waterways Trust Fund to Continue Five Navigation Projects

September 13, 2019   Debra Calhoun, SVP

(202) 765-2153   dcalhoun@waterwayscouncil.org

Washington, DC – WCI praised Congress for passage today of the FY2019 Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 5895 that combines appropriations bills for the Legislative Branch, Military Construction and Veteran Affairs, and Energy & Water Development that funds the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.…

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FISCAL YEAR 2020 (FY20) SENATE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE APPROVES STRONG CORPS’ FUNDING

September 12, 2019

BREAKING NEWS...   FISCAL YEAR 2020 (FY20) SENATE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE APPROVES STRONG CORPS’ FUNDING   RECOMMENDS COST-SHARE CHANGE FOR CHICKAMAUGA LOCK AND FULL-USE OF INLAND WATERWAYS TRUST FUND   Today, the Senate Appropriations Committee marked up and approved by a vote…

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