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Bipartisan bill that addresses flooding in Wyoming headed to President's desk

Congress passes water infrastructure bill that includes provisions to help Wyoming and tribal communities

 


Recently, U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) praised final passage of the bipartisan Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act by a vote of 78 to 21. The bill already passed the House of Representatives and now heads to the president’s desk to be signed into law.

The bill authorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to improve and maintain dams, inland waterways, ports and projects to prevent flooding and ensure that communities have adequate water supplies.

“Today, Congress came together to overwhelmingly pass a bipartisan bill that will help improve water infrastruct...



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