Might as well call it what it really is. A lot of people are on the government dole and have become dependent on this legislation which comes up every 2 years. And lobbyists, large firms, and industry groups fight hard behind the scenes to get their projects funded. Since all of the key agencies and players if not everybody in congress gets something out of this bill it is always passed with a bipartisan cheer.
Latest Title: Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014
Sponsor: Rep Shuster, Bill [PA-9] (introduced 9/11/2013) Cosponsors (47)
Related Bills: H.RES.385, H.R.399, H.R.3978, S.513, S.601
Latest Major Action: Became Public Law No: 113-121 [GPO: Text, PDF]
House Reports: 113-246 Part 1; Latest Conference Report: 113-449 (in Congressional Record H4065-4428)
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