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. 

November 12, 2018

  • Fiscal Year 2019 Appropriations Update
  • National Traffic Incident Response Awareness Week 
  • EPA Announces WIFIA Applicants 
  • NFIP Funding Set to Expire November 30
  • EPA Requests Comments on Source Water Protection 
  • FEMA Soon Releasing Prep Talk Including APWA Member 
  • November is Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month 

October 15, 2018 

  • Senate Adjourns Until November 13
  • NHTSA Seeking Input on Autonomous Vehicles 
  • EPA Gives States Authority on PFAS 
  • Senate Votes to Confirm FEMA Deputy Administrator 
  • FHWA Announces New Executive Director 
  • DHS Releases Strategy to Protect Against Electromagnetic Incidents 
  • FEMA Releases Revised Flood Insurance Manual 
  • FEMA Webinars on the National Response Framework 
  • DHS OIA Fellows Program Application Period Open

October 8, 2018

  • FAA Reauthorization Signed into Law
  • Senators Ask EPA to Curtail CWA State Authority 
  • First Research Grant for PFAS Awarded 
  • U.S. DOT Releases Autonomous Vehicles 3.0 
  • Senate Passes the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act 
  • DHS and DOE Announce New Cybersecurity Initiative 
  • FEMA Hosting October 9 Discovery Session 
  • FEMA Opens Application Period for Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grants 
  • EPA Asks for Input on Drinking Water Contaminants 
  • FEMA Seeks Comments on Federal Guidelines 

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