RENO, Nev.– The Mississippi Rural Water Association received special recognition for legislative success at the annual Tribute to Excellence awards ceremony, held on Sept. 18 at the WaterPro Conference in Reno, Nev.
“With an ever-shifting Congress, key leadership positions change as a result of elections or term limits imposed on the committees. At any given time, one state may have to bear more of a burden and carry others over the finish line,” said Ed Savage, chair of the NRWA Awards Committee. “This State that has key members on the Appropriation and Authorizing Committees and has been successful in advancing NRWA’s legislative goals into a final product or Public Law.”
“The simple fact is that all states are not equal with members in key positions at any given moment. This is not a judgement against those states and their relationships with their Congressional delegation, it is just the reality of how Congress is governed,” Savage said. “