Collins to chair Army Corps of Engineers Reform Caucus

Mar 18, 2019
Press Release

GAINESVILLE—Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) announced he will serve as Chair of the Congressional Army Corps of Engineers Reform Caucus for the 116th Congress. The Caucus, formed by Rep. Collins, will serve as an informal group of Members dedicated to ensuring the Corps operates in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

"While the Corps has been vital in strengthening America’s water infrastructure, it's recent record demonstrates significant room for improvement. On issues ranging from efficiency and management of reservoirs, lease agreements on Corps properties, and relationships with states and local stakeholders, Congress has a role to play in ensuring the Corps is operating as intended and making reforms where necessary."

"The Army Corps of Engineers Reform Caucus will provide a forum for Members of Congress to review Corps operations and develop meaningful solutions to ensure the Corps serves as a responsible steward of our nation's resources."