Washington, D.C. – (RealEstateRama) — Congressman Tim Walberg (MI-07) today voted for the Water Resources Development Act, bipartisan legislation to address the needs of our ports, harbors, and other waterway infrastructure critical to Michigan jobs and our state’s economic competitiveness. The bipartisan bill, which passed the House by a 399-25 vote, also included provisions to reauthorize the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, dedicate resources to the Great Lakes Navigation System, and provide support for the people of Flint.
“Our treasured Great Lakes and surrounding waterways are a vast strategic resource that sustain good-paying jobs and create economic opportunity in Michigan. This significant bipartisan legislation will help preserve the vitality of the Great Lakes ecosystem and ensure the ports and harbors on the Great Lakes, including the Port of Monroe, are fully operational and well-maintained. I am also pleased to see such strong bipartisan support for additional resources to help the families in Flint,” said Walberg.
Congressman Walberg serves on the House Education and the Workforce Committee as Chair of the Workforce Protections Subcommittee. In addition, he serves on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. For more information on Walberg’s work in Congress visit walberg.house.gov.