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Apr 3, 2020

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Dec 6, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II is pleased to announce that the Buck O’Neil bridge located in Kansas City, Missouri has received a Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Grant in the amount of $25 million.

Oct 12, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II applauds the congressional passage of S.3021, America’s Water Infrastructure Act, commonly referred to as WRDA. This bill would give the Army Corps of Engineers the authorization to begin navigation, flood control, storm damage and other water infrastructure projects across the country. The U.S. House of Representatives passed its version of the bill, H.R. 8, by a vote of 408-2 on June 6, 2018. House and Senate committee leaders negotiated a compromise bill, which became S. 3021.

Jun 12, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) - Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II is pleased to announce that funding has been provided by the U.S. Army Corps’ Fiscal Year 2017 work plan to complete the Blue River Basin/Dodson Levee and the Turkey Creek Basin projects in the Kansas City area.

“This is great news. This was a long standing effort and I’m pleased to help with funding to see these projects reach the finish line,” said Congressman Cleaver.

Dec 8, 2016

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the 2016 Water Resources Development Act bill, S.612, the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act.  This bill authorizes water resources development projects to be carried out by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and also authorizes funding to address the Flint water crisis.

Oct 3, 2016

Assistance for Residents of Flint, Michigan also Included

Feb 9, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the White House sent President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget request to Congress.  Congressman Cleaver applauded the President for putting forward a budget that builds the foundation for a strong American future – investing in innovation for the 21st century, advancing a world-class education system, and empowering hard-working families.

May 21, 2015

A little over a month ago, I admit, I was angry. Now, I am just plain fed up. I am frustrated.

Once again, Congress has failed to find solutions to the urgent business facing our country, threatening hundreds of thousands of jobs and prolonging uncertainty for communities across America.