The APWA Washington Report newsletter covers the latest United States national legislative and regulatory news affecting public works and public works professionals. Current issues of the newsletter are available here, or you can use the links to the right of this page to view issues from past years.

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October 12, 2015

  • House T&I Chair Announces Possible Highway Bill Markup Next Week
  • Federal Highway Administration Opens Comment Period on Proposed Design Regulations for Projects on National Highway System
  • House Leadership Elections on Hold with McCarthy Dropping Out
  • US 6th Circuit Court of Appeals Stays Waters of the U.S. Rule
  • Senate Energy & Natural Resources Hold Hearings on Drought in the West

October 5, 2015

  • Continuing Resolution Keeps Federal Government Fully Operating Through 12/11
  • House Leadership Elections This Week
  • Highway Bill Update
  • Build America Transportation Investment Center launched by Department of Transportation
  • Hearing on Army Corps of Engineers’ Role in WOTUS
  • DOT Updates Pipeline Regulations

September 28, 2015

  • Speaker of the House John Boehner to Resign from Congress
  • Senate Prepares To Pass CR before Wednesday Deadline
  • House Passes RAPID Act
  • Obama Administration Announces Actions to Expedite Project Delivery
  • EPA Proposes Revisions to Hazardous Waste Export-Import Rule

September 21, 2015

  • Time is Running Out for Congress to Pass a CR
  • House to Vote on the RAPID Act This Week
  • House and Senate Committees Hold Hearings on Gold King Mine Spill
  • Senators File WOTUS Blocking Resolution