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In one of the House's last acts of the year, the chamber easily passed a major water bill on Thursday that includes emergency aid for Flint, Mich., and boosts U.S. ports, dams and waterways.
The final package now heads over to the Senate, where it may face a tougher time because of the last-minute inclusion of controversial California drought language.
House lawmakers backed the nearly $12 billion measure, which authorizes 30 new infrastructure projects around the country, in a 360-61 vote.
“It could be one of the final achievements of this Congress,” Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.), chairman of Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said during House floor debate. “We have the opportunity to deliver one more win for America.”
originally posted by: Tardacus
so, the tax payers have to pay to clean up another democrat mess.