Advocacy News

Longtime Serving Florida Congressman Alcee Hastings Dies at 84 Apr 2021
President Biden Introduces ‘American Jobs Plan’ Mar 2021
Bipartisan Water Infrastructure Bill Unanimously Approved by Committee Mar 2021
Marty Walsh Sworn-in as Secretary of Labor Mar 2021
APWA Supports Bill to Modernize Permitting Program Mar 2021
U.S. Senate Confirms Isabel Guzman as SBA Administrator Mar 2021
Senate Confirms Michael Regan to be EPA Administrator Mar 2021
Congress Passes American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Mar 2021
Bipartisan Flood Legislation Introduced in the Senate Mar 2021
House Democrats Introduce Far-reaching Climate Legislation Mar 2021
U.S. Senate Confirms Cardona as Secretary of Education Mar 2021
APWA supports clean water legislation Feb 2021
Senate HELP Committee Advances Labor Secretary Nominee Walsh Feb 2021
Senate committee approves EPA nominee Feb 2021
Utilities Groups Lobby Congress for Support Due to Pandemic Feb 2021
Congressman Ron Wright Dies at 67 Feb 2021
Senate Committee Advances Education Secretary Nominee Cardona Feb 2021
U.S. Senate Confirms Buttigieg as DOT Secretary Feb 2021
U.S. Senate Confirms Alejandro Mayorkas as DHS Secretary Feb 2021
EPA Announces Advancement of PFAS Action Plan Jan 2021
U.S. Senate Committee Schedules Vote on DHS Nominee Jan 2021
Senate Commerce Advances DOT Secretary Nominee Buttigieg Jan 2021
Congress Passes Omnibus Appropriations and COVID-19 Relief Package Dec 2020
Congress Passes FEMA Revolving Disaster Loan Program Dec 2020
Future of Water Subcabinet Uncertain Dec 2020
EPA Issues Guidance on PFAS in Wastewater Dec 2020
FCC Votes to Reallocate Large Portion of Transportation ‘Safety Band’ Nov 2020
Learn About Traffic Safety During National Traffic Incident Response Awar Nov 2020
November Marks National Critical Infrastructure and Resilience Month Nov 2020
Congressional Democrats Skeptical of Clean Water Rule Implementation Oct 2020
Congress Approves Continuing Resolution Through December 11 Oct 2020
Apprenticeship Reauthorization Bill Advanced by Committee Sep 2020
APWA Supports Legislation to Improve WIFIA Program Sep 2020
Grant Funding Available for Railway-Highway Crossings—Deadline October 26 Aug 2020
FEMA Request for Comments-Hazard Mitigation Assistance and Planning Aug 2020
House Passes Water Resources Legislation Jul 2020
House Committee Approves Water Resources Legislation Jul 2020
White House Announces Major Revisions to Permitting Regulations Jul 2020
House Passes Infrastructure Bill Jul 2020
APWA Supports Voluntary Partnership Legislation Jun 2020
Court Rules Water Protection Rule Into Effect in 49 States Jun 2020
House Committee Approves Surface Transportation Reauthorization Jun 2020
House Democrats Release Surface Transportation Legislation Jun 2020
APWA Issues Letter to Congress Urging Support of Water Sector May 2020
House Passes $3 Trillion Coronavirus Response Package May 2020
Senate Committee Approves Water Infrastructure Legislation May 2020
Senate Committee Releases Draft Water Infrastructure Bills Apr 2020
WOTUS Rewrite to Take effect in June Apr 2020
DOL Announces Youth Apprenticeship Readiness Grants Apr 2020
APWA Signs Letter in Support of Water Priorities Apr 2020
APWA’s Infrastructure Priorities for Future Potential Coronavirus Package Apr 2020