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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August 3, 2015

  • Congress Passes Three Month Extension of Federal Highway Programs
  • Senate Passes 6 Year Highway Bill with Three Years of Funding
  • USACE Memos show EPA dysfunction and possible misconduct over WOTUS
  • Possible Vote on Cybersecurity Before Senate Adjourns for Recess
  • FY 2016 Appropriations Update

July 27, 2015

  • Senate Spends Weekend on Highway Bill
  • House Unlikely to Consider Senate Bill
  • House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee Holds Brownfields Hearing

July 20, 2015

  • House passes Transportation Extension, Senate bill on tap for Tuesday
  • CA Drought Legislation Passed by House
  • PHMSA Nominee Hearing this week

July 13,  2015

  • Ways and Means Chair Drafting $8 Billion Highway Extension
  • Interior-Environment Appropriations Pulled from House Floor
  • CA Drought Legislation Passed by House Natural Resources Subcommittee
  • McConnell Says Senate may consider a Highway Bill this week
  • House Appropriations Subcommittee approves FY’16 Homeland Security bill
  • Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee releases Highway Safety Portion of Surface Transportation Reauthorization
  • Senators Release Bipartisan Proposal to Pay for Highway Bill
  • FY’16 Appropriations Update