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. 

April 8, 2019 

  • House Committee Approves Budget Plan
  • DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Steps Down 
  • Mixed Messages on Infrastructure Package 
  • House Schedules Vote to Amend Language Within Stafford Act 
  • U.S. Treasurer Jovita Carranza Nominated to Head SBA

April 1, 2019

  • House Public Works & Infrastructure Caucus Re-Established in 116th Congress
  • APWA Committees Meeting in D.C. this Week 
  • Senate Approves New FHWA Administrator 
  • EPA Announces WIFIA Funding Availability 
  • Congress Continues Work on Disaster Relief Measure 
  • Secretary Chao Testifies on FY 2020 Budget Proposal 
  • House to Vote on Homeland Security Information Sharing Legislation 
  • President Signs EMP Executive Order 
  • FEMA Releases Annual Flood Insurance Report 

March 25, 2019 

  • APWA Committees Heading to DC
  • APWA Joins State & Local Groups Advocating for Tax Exempt Bonds 
  • WOTUS Comment Deadline Remains April 15
  • President Requests $51.7 Billion for DHS 
  • Congress Continues Work on Disaster Relief Measure 
  • White House Releases Proposal with Changes to NFIP 
  • FEMA Announces Changes to Rule Impacting Individual Assistance for a Major Disaster 
  • FEMA Announces Retroactive Payments on IHP
  • CISA Releases Paper on IoT Saftey Concerns 
  • NEMA/IAEM Release Grant Report 
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Releases National Inventory of Dams Report 

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