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. 

December 3, 2018 

  • Status Update for Outgoing 115th Congress & Leadership for 116th Congress
  • NFIP Receives Extension through December 7, 2018 
  • Next Road to Zero Coalition Meeting 
  • Second Federal Judge Rules Against WOTUS Delay 
  • Senate EPW Holds Hearing on Surface Transportation Needs 
  • EPA Closes WIFIA Loan with San Diego 
  • APWA Supports Maintaining Federal Flood Mapping Funds 

November 26, 2018 

  • FY 2019 Appropriations Update
  • President Signs Legislation Modifying DHS Cyber Agency 
  • House Plans Vote to Reauthorize National Earthquake Program 
  • FEMA Releases National Preparedness Report 
  • Wheeler to be Nominated as EPA Head 
  • DHS IOG Report on FEMA Oversight of IPAWS 
  • Head of EPA Drinking Water Office to Retire 
  • DHS Seeking Comments on First Responder Community of Practice 
  • FCC Seeking Comments on Hurricane Michael Preparation and Response 
  • FEMA Announces Risk MAP Guidelines and Standards 2018
  • APWA Participating in FirstNet Panel 
  • FEMA Releasing Prep Talk Featuring APWA Member Phil Mann

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 

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