Cloakroom: October 21 – October 25

House Cloakroom

Analysis: This week the House is expected to consider the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRDA).  This bill will allow the federal government to spend taxpayer money on activities that would be more appropriately and efficiently managed by states, localities, or the private sector.  Lawmakers should be allowed to offer amendments to fix the bill’s numerous shortcomings and questionable provisions.

Major Floor Action:

  • H.R. 3080 — Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013

Major Committee Action:

The Senate is not in session this week.



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