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Sept. 21, 2011MARYVILLE, MO |  By: Wayman

McCaskill on Corp Funding

Even though Army Corps of Engineers says money is tight for levee repairs, Missouri senator Claire McCaskill says there's at least enough money for damage assessments.

McCaskill says when it comes to repairing levees, priorities might have to shift to get that done.

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McCaskill suggests the Corp could move some of its budget for habitat maintenance over to flood control to make that its first priority.