Will the Delta Queen cruise again?

Will the Delta Queen cruise again?
Delta Queen one step closer to carrying passengers on overnight trips
On Monday night, the U.S. Senate decided the fate of Cincinnati's beloved riverboat, the Delta Queen.

The U.S. Senate approved Monday a bill sponsored by U.S. Sens. Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill that would let the historic Delta Queen riverboat operate once again on the Mississippi River. The Senate voted 85-12 in favor of the bill, which reinstates …

Senate Votes to Return Delta Queen to Waterways

The House still needs to approve the 1920s-era steamship's return to service. (AP Photo/Al Behrman, File). prev. next. WASHINGTON • The historic Delta Queen riverboat has cleared a major hurdle to once again cruise U.S. waterways. After years of failed

It's a familiar story for Cincinnatians. At 5:30 p.m., the Senate passed legislation that has been proposed every year since the boat was taken out of

The U.S. Senate on Monday passed S.89, a bill to amend title 46 by an impressive vote of 85 to 12 bringing the Delta Queen one step closer to restoring overnight passenger service. Bill S.89 will now move to the U.S. House of Representatives for

The Senate voted 85-12 on Monday to allow the legendary riverboat to carry passengers if certain safety changes are made to the wooden vessel. In the past, the Delta Queen had been exempted from a 1966 law that had prevented wooden boats from

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