Senate WRDA passage shows bipartisan support for water infrastructure

On September 15th, the United States Senate overwhelmingly passed the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (or “WRDA”), thus demonstrating again that it can overcome partisan politics to respond to the Nation’s infrastructure needs (WRDA 2014 was approved by the Senate and the House with strong support from both Republicans and Democrats)...

Lt. Gen. (Ret) John Morris, RIP

A special member of the extended Army, Corps of Engineers, and public service family passed away recently and his remarkable life deserves mention.  Lt. Gen. (Ret) John “Jack” Morris went to sleep on Thursday, August 15 and never woke up. His passing was peaceful with his family around him...

Water resources development: The long and winding road

Though the 112th Congress is coming to an end this month, interest and appreciation in Congress for the Nation’s water resources infrastructure programs of the Army Corps of Engineers is increasing. Long-time Corps watchers are optimistic that Congress will finally move legislation in the next Congress, hopefully in 2013...