Levee funds inch forward - KMOV.com

Levee funds inch forward

Funding for levee projects in the local area is one step closer to reality after gaining the approval of a House subcommittee.

U.S. Rep. Jerry Costello announced that funding for several levee projects in the 12th Congressional District has been approved by the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development as part of the Fiscal Year 2010 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill.

Costello, D-Belleville, said the bill will now go to the full House Appropriations Committee for further consideration.

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