The National Waterways Alliance (of which National Waterways Conference serves as the secretariat) has garnered the support of 81 Senators for the Water Resources Development Act of 2006 (WRDA 2006). A letter of support was signed by 78 Senators and had the stated support of two more – Senators Leahy and Bayh. Sen. Dr. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma stated that he would send a separate letter to Sen. Bill Frist.
The letter of support was delivered to Sen. Frist on Tuesday February. The full text of the letter is on: www.waterways.org/WRDA2006Bipartisan.pdf