Inflation is at a 40-year high, American businesses and consumers face supply issues, 1st District Republican Rep. Ashley Hinson said Thursday.
Articles Tagged: Mississippi River
By Tom Barton - Quad City Times
Federal Government Jan. 19, 2022 7:09 pm
The Army Corps of Engineers announced plans Wednesday to spend over $829 million on modernizing locks and dams on the Upper Mississippi River, including an infamous bottleneck north of St. Louis that farmers say is crucial to their ability to sell grain overseas.
A $22.5 million funding request for modernizing the locks and dams on the Mississippi River is a “huge win” for Iowa and the Midwest because moving commodities on the river is critical to the agriculture export economy “and is an economic engine for the entire region.”
By Tom Barton - Quad-City Times
Local Government May. 13, 2021 7:53 am
"They want a flood strategy that is permanent and doesn't require much operation during a flood event, requiring less maintenance and providing protection at the highest flood possible."