Rep. Fleischmann Champions Passage Of Funding Reform Bill For Chickamauga Lock

May 20, 2014
Press Release

WASHINGTON−Today, with overwhelming support, the House passed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA).  Congressman Fleischmann presided as Speaker pro tempore during the House debate on WRRDA, and from the House floor encouraged his colleagues to support the legislation.  WRRDA marks the first real change to the Inland Waterways Trust Fund, which is the root of the funding issue for the Chickamauga Lock.  His speech can be seen below.