Savannah Port Snubbed By Obama Administration
Despite frequent public promises by the President and the vice President to fund the federal portion of the dredging of the Savannah Harbor, when it came time to pony up, the White House proved it can't keep promises, and the scramble is on to keep the port expansion project on track.Governor Deal announced that Georgia would keep the project going with the $231 million in State funds already committed -but the White House says they can't permit that. "Because Congress hasn't reauthorized the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) in more than seven years, many projects like the project in Savannah, Ga., haven't been able to move forward," read a White House statement. That's not procedural, that's deliberate.
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