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WIIN Act passes Senate

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The Water Infrastructure Improvements Act for the Nation (WIIN) Act, formerly known as WRDA, has cleared the US Senate by a vote of 78-21 after passing the US House of Representatives last week. The bipartisan bill now needs to be signed by Obama.

WIIN provides much needed certainty to the US water infrastructure system by allotting funds for water infrastructure products across the country, as well as authorizing over 30 port, levee and dam projects.

“As one of the last votes of this Congress, the passage of WIIN is a great win for the aggregates industry,” said Ashley Amidon, NSSGA director of government affairs. “Our industry’s products both create and improve this essential infrastructure system, and we are encouraged by this show of Congressional support.”

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