More Co-sponsors Endorse HMTF Bills
On May 10, Barry Holliday announced that the two bills that would require use of funds in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund primarily for harbor maintenance had 32 House and 11 Senate cosponsors. On May 3, there were 24 House and nine Senate co-sponsors. The advocacy group RAMP (Realize America’s Maritime Promise) had swelled with the membership of the Chamber of Commerce, whose representatives testified at a Senate WRDA hearing. Also, Mitch White testified at the WRDA hearing representing the Associated General Contractors and Manson Construction Company.