Summary: Commemorating the unofficial start of the inland waterway system navigation season and the role of the Corps of Engineers in facilitating access and increasing efficiencies in the American agricultural and trade economy. Cosponsors (Bipartisan)
ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION: Representative Craig sponsored the bill on 7/11/19.
STATUS: Introduced 7/11/19 by Rep. Craig, Angie [D-MN-2].
INFORMATION RELATED TO THE BILL:
- “Communities across my district rely on river shipping to transport cargo and drive economic growth. Inland waterways like the Upper Mississippi River are critical to this growth,” said Rep. Craig. “This bipartisan resolution highlights the role rivers play for Minnesotans and brings attention to the much needed investments to our infrastructure. Congress needs to ensure our waterways are equipped with modern infrastructure so that Minnesota businesses and farmers can compete in the global economy.” (Source: Rep. Craig, Press Release, 7/11/19)