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

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairwoman Barbara BoxerBarbara BoxerCarter pledges probe of sex assault testimony Senate panel backs B water bill with Flint aid The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (D-Calif.) and ranking member David VitterDavid VitterSenators aim to bolster active shooter training 5 takeaways from Mike Lee’s leadership bid Republicans demand shift in Obama’s ISIS strategy 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 McCainExperts warn weapons gap is shrinking between US, Russia and China McCain delivers his own foreign policy speech Republicans who vow to never back Trump MORE (R-Ariz.) amendment 833

- Sen. Patty MurrayPatty MurrayOvernight Healthcare: Medicare fight looms on Capitol Hill Senate GOP hardening stance against emergency funding for Zika Overnight Healthcare: More trouble for Zika funding MORE (D-Wash.) amendment 832

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

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