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Washington, D.C. – Last week, with the support of Congressman David Rouzer, the House of Representatives passed a comprehensive water resources infrastructure legislation, the Water Infrastructure Improvements Act for the Nation (WIIN) Act. This legislation includes the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 which passed the House of Representatives in September and includes language to authorize and make top priority specific U.S.
Washington, D.C. – This week, with the support of Congressman David Rouzer, the House of Representatives passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 which addresses the needs of America’s harbors, locks, dams, provides for flood protection and other water resources infrastructure by authorizing specific U.S. Army Corps of Engineers activities. WRDA 2016 is a fully offset bill that enables Congress to have much stronger and more consistent oversight of infrastructure policy and implementation.
Washington, D.C. – This week, Congressman David Rouzer (NC-07) joined Senator Richard Burr, Congressman Walter Jones (NC-03) and Senator Thom Tillis in writing a letter to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate urging support of Governor Pat McCrory’s request for a Public Assistance disaster declaration in the amount of $31.7 million for Brunswick, Carteret, Dare, Hyde, New Hanover, Onslow, Pamlico, and Pender Counties and statewide Hazard Mitigation as a result of severe storms and flooding that occurred during the period of September 25,
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Rouzer released a statement applauding a federal court’s ruling today that the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed rule change to the definition of “Waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act cannot be enforced nationwide.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Rouzer’s (NC-7) office will host a Disaster Preparedness Forum on Thursday, May 28th from 4:30-6:30pm. Details for the event are below.
The Disaster Preparedness Forum will provide residents along the coast with helpful information and tips on how to prepare for emergencies like hurricanes. Topics will include mobilization and evacuation strategies, North Carolina Emergency Management’s role in disasters, coastal degradation and reclamation issues, and the role of the Red Cross, followed by a brief question and answer session.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman David Rouzer (NC-7) released the following statement today marking his first 100 days in Congress.
“Our office has been working hard to address the needs of the citizens and communities throughout the 7th Congressional District as well as to help make America, once again, be prosperous at home and strong abroad. In the first 100 days we have helped 345 constituents through casework, answered 14,926 letters, scheduled 27 tours, and made more than 69,500 constituent contacts. Constituent service has been and will continue to be a top priority.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman David Rouzer released a joint statement with the North Carolina Farm Bureau Federation, the North Carolina Association of Realtors, and the Business Alliance for a Sound Economy (BASE) denouncing the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed rule change to the definition of “Waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman David Rouzer released to the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 3, the Keystone XL Pipeline Act by a vote of 266 to 153.
“I applaud the House for approving the construction of the Keystone Pipeline with sweeping bipartisan support. This is a common sense bill that will create much needed jobs for the American people and is a step towards establishing energy independence from the Middle East and Russia.