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.

July 24, 2017

  • Fiscal Year 2018 Appropriations Update 
  • House Appropriations Tracking 
  • Senate Appropriations Tracking 
  • House Passes DHS Reauthorization 
  • White House Establishes Advisory Council on Infrastructure 
  • Autonomous Vehicle Legislation Marked Up
  • EPA Announces First Round of WIFIA Projects 
  • APWA Calls for Local Decisions in Project Material Selection 

July 17, 2017

  • Fiscal Year 2018 Appropriations and August Plans on Capitol Hill 
  • Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Approves Drinking Water Legislation 
  • Senate Committee Approves EPA Nominee 
  • House Approves California Water Use Bill 
  • House Scheduled to Vote to Protect Energy Infrastructure from Threats 
  • FEMA Announces Grant Award Winners 
  • DHS First Responder Electronic Jamming Exercise 
  • Upcoming FEMA Webinars on Notice of Funding Opportunity Announcements 

July 10, 2017

  • Congress Returns to a Packed Agenda 
  • Senate Appropriations Committee Hearing on EPA Budget
  • House Appropriations Committee to Markup FY 2018 Energy and Water Spending Bill 
  • Energy and Commerce Committee Approves Brownfields Reauthorization 
  • Funding for Rural Infrastructure Included in House Spending Bill 
  • Emergency Management Webinar 
  • APWA Partners with the Department of Homeland Security on Cybersecurity Awareness 
  • House to Consider California Water Use Bill

June 26, 2017

  • New FEMA Administrator Confirmed 
  • House Passes Legislative to Streamline Water Storage Projects 
  • Interior Department Seeks Input on Regulatory Reform 
  • Committee Advances Multiple National Flood Insurance Program Bills 
  • House Plans Vote on Disaster Assistance Legislation 
  • Update on FirstNet 'Opt Out' 

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