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Push to add Jaxport on port project bill fails

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Updated: 10/23/2013 12:32 am
WASHINGTON D.C. -- A last minute effort to add Jaxport to a list of federal port projects has failed.

Late Tuesday, the House rules committee voted down an amendment by Representative Corrine Brown. That amendment would have put Jaxport dredging up for a vote in the full house Wednesday.

Lawmakers have been pushing to deep the channel from 40 feet to 47.
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