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Congress members fight Trump cuts to rural water

Some U.S. House members drafted a letter to colleagues to enlist their support in preventing the elimination of a water funding grant program.

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Some U.S. House members drafted a letter to colleagues to enlist their support in preventing the elimination of a water funding grant program, saying that the failure to fund the program could cause lasting harm to those water systems. U.S. Reps. Colleen Hanabusa (D-Hawaii) and John Katko (R-N.Y.) are leading the bipartisan effort. A draft of the letter can be found here. (Circle of Blue)

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