House Lawmakers Eye Possible 5th COVID-19 Bill For Water Infrastructure

April 9, 2020
Two Democrats on the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee say the next coronavirus assistance legislation is unlikely to include significant water infrastructure provisions but that a potential following bill could have a strong focus on infrastructure. Speaking to reporters April 9, Reps. Harley Rouda (D-CA) and Chris Pappas (D-NH) said House Democrats strongly support boosting water infrastructure to address not only the immediate concerns about COVID-19 but also longer-term issues such as ensuring water utilities can upgrade their facilities to...

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