Senate agrees to amendments to water bill, including help to small communities

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairwoman Barbara BoxerBarbara BoxerDems see political gold in fight over Trump's taxes Latinos key in Democratic battle for California delegates Dem senators back Interior coal leasing review MORE (D-Calif.) and ranking member David VitterDavid VitterOvernight Energy: Trump outlines 'America First' energy plan in North Dakota Paul blocks chemical safety bill in Senate House Republican pushes bill to 'curb regulatory overreach' 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 PryorEx-Sen. Kay Hagan joins lobby firm Top Democrats are no advocates for DC statehood Ex-Sen. Landrieu joins law and lobby firm 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 fight brews over Afghan visas Trump: Illegal immigrants treated better than veterans Trump should apologize to heroic POWs MORE (R-Ariz.) amendment 833

- Sen. Patty MurrayPatty MurraySenate backs equal pay for female soccer players Feds can learn lessons from states about using data to inform policy Lawmakers blast poultry, meat industries over worker injuries MORE (D-Wash.) amendment 832

No additional information on those amendments was available when they were passed.

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