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Senators Rubio and Nelson fight for water bill vote

Posted: 7:52 AM, Aug 17, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-17 11:52:43Z

CHARLOTTE CO, Fla.-- Senator Marco Rubio and Senator Bill Nelson want the U.S. Senate to vote on the 2018 Water Resources Development Act.

Charlotte County posted this letter the senators sent to the Majority and Minority Senate leaders.

This bill includes a measure to build the Everglades Agricultural Area Storage Reservoir, which will store excess water from Lake Okeechobee and reduce water discharges.