Tag Archives: Savannah harbor

Georgia officials decry federal allocation for Savannah dredging

Proposed federal budget by President Obama sets aside $42.7 million for Georgia ports project, an upsetting amount to state and congressional figures . . .

Tags: federal funding , Nathan Deal , Savannah harbor

Savannah River dredging could start in December

The dredging phase of the Savannah harbor expansion project won’t begin until December, at earliest, says the commander of the Army Corps of Engineers . . .

Tags: Army Corps of Engineers , dredging , Savannah harbor

Start the dredging: Senate passes water projects bill

U.S. Senate gives final passage to legislation that provides federal funding to dredge the Savannah River and expend the state’s ports facilities . . .

Tags: federal funding , Savannah harbor , Savannah River dredging

Political Notes — DOT board approves partial funding for I-285/Ga. 400 project

DOT board approves more than $210 million to keep the work moving on upgrades to the I-285/Georgia 400 interchange . . .

Tags: Dasan , I-285/Ga. 400 interchange , Johnny Isakson , Sam Wellborn , Savannah harbor , State Transportation Board

Political Notes – Deal’s ready to dispense more dollars

Gov. Nathan Deal proposes budget increases for the Savannah harbor project, DFCS caseworkers . . .

Tags: David Ralston , DFCS caseworkers , Georgia Supreme Court , Jay Roberts , Jekyll Island , Nathan Deal , Savannah harbor , state bond sale

Political Notes – Deal exults over Savannah ports bill

Gov. Nathan Deal strikes a happy note with the U.S. House’s passage of a water projects bill that would help pay for the Savannah harbor dredging . . .

Tags: Bill Nigut , Bobbie Battista , gpb , Nathan Deal , Rick Scott , Savannah harbor , Southwire , Tom Graves , water projects bill , water wars

House passes water projects bill with Savannah funds in it

The U.S. House adopts an $8.2 billion spending bill for water projects that include the Savannah harbor dredging, a long-sought goal of Gov. Nathan Deal . . .

Tags: Lynn Westmoreland , Nathan Deal , Rob Woodall , Savannah harbor , Tom Graves , water projects bill

Political Notes – It’s Groundhog Day, once again, for ports funding

Once again, state officials go down the primrose path to hear promises of federal funds for the Savannah harbor dredging project . . .

Tags: Curtis Foltz , federal funding , Georgia Ports Authority , Green Tea Coalition , Joe Biden , Johnny Isakson , Obamacare , Savannah harbor , Saxby Chambliss , Tom Graves , utility bills

Obama budget gives a pittance to state’s ports project

The president’s proposed budget includes just $1.28 million for the expansion of the Savannah harbor . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , federal funds , Georgia Ports Authority , Johnny Isakson , Nathan Deal , river dredging , Savannah harbor

Army Corps gives final signoff for Savannah port project

The massive Savannah River dredging project receives final approval from Army Corps of Engineers officials . . .

Tags: Army Corps of Engineers , ports dredging , Savannah harbor