Senate Passes Brown Amendment That Ensures American-Made Goods Are Used In Federally Funded Water Infrastructure Projects

    Senate Passes Brown Amendment That Ensures American-Made Goods Are Used In Federally Funded Water Infrastructure Projects

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 16, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — As the U.S. Senate voted on components of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced Senate passage of an amendment he offered with Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) that would ensure that American-made iron, steel, and manufactured goods are used in federally-funded water infrastructure projects whenever they are available and competitively priced. The amendment passed by a vote of 60 in favor, 36 against.

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