Bill to Fund Government, Including $20M for Jackson’s Water System, Heads to Biden

The bill passed, avoiding government shut down, providing military aid for Ukraine and funding for the Jackson water crisis.

According to WAPT 16, “I support providing additional resources to help the city of Jackson address its water infrastructure needs,” Wicker said in a statement. “The $20 million included in this funding legislation would build on the initial $5 million provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers earlier this year through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. I recognize this funding will not be enough to address the long-standing water infrastructure issues in Jackson, but this is a good start.”

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