APWA Washington Report

The APWA Washington Report newsletter covers the latest United States national legislative and regulatory news affecting public works and public works professionals. Check your Email Communication Preferences settings  to see if you are set up to receive an e-mail copy of the APWA Washington Report. For more information, contact APWA's Washington, DC office at 202-408-9541.

September 18, 2017 

  • Senate Commerce Holds Hearing to Examine Autonomous Vehicles 
  • U.S. DOT Announces Grants for Airport Improvements Program Funding 
  • NHTSA Calls for Input on New Voluntary Guidance for Autonomous Vehicles 
  • Federal Transit Administration Announces $55 million in Grants 
  • Feds Looking to Streamline NEPA for Infrastructure Week 

September 11, 2017 

  • President Trump Signs Hurricane Relief Funding 
  • FY 2018 Appropriations Update 
  • House to Vote on Legislation to Provide Counterterrorism Assistance at the Local Level 
  • House Passes Legislation on Autonomous Vehicles 
  • EPA and Army Corps Accepting Comments on WOTUS Repeal 
  • OMB Calls on Agencies to Submit Regulatory Plans 
  • APWA Executive Director on the Hill

August 7, 2017

  • Senate Takes Action Before Departing D.C. 
  • EPA Seeking Comments on Repeal of WOTUS Rule 
  • APWA Participates in the National Homeland Security Consortium Meeting
  • FCC Addresses Rural Broadband 

July 31, 2017

  • House Passes 'Minibus' Appropriations Legislation 
  • Elaine Duke Named Acting Secretary at the Department of Homeland Security 
  • EPA Seeking Comments on Repeal of WOTUS Rule 
  • Energy and Commerce Committee Approves Drinking Water Legislation 
  • Senate Committee Moves Transportation Appropriations Bill 
  • Brownfields Reauthorization Bill Approved Through Committee 
  • EPA Announces Launch of Water Infrastructure Financing Tool 
  • House Homeland Security Committee Seeks to Streamline Cybersecurity 
  • House Committee Moves Municipal Bonds Bill 

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