House OKs $12.3 billion water-work bill

Posted: May 21, 2014 at 5:38 a.m.

The House passed the closest thing so far this year to an infrastructure bill -- a $12 billion-plus bipartisan measure authorizing 34 water projects, ranging from flood protection in California and North Dakota to deepening the Port of Savannah and widening a Texas-Louisiana waterway that services the oil industry.

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