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 18, 2017 

  • Final Tax Reform Bill Language Released
  • House Releases CR Text 
  • APWA Invited by EPA to Comment on Lead and Copper Rule Revision 
  • FHWA Nominee Withdraws 
  • EPA Nominees Update 
  • Road to Zero Safety Grants Available 
  • Congress Considering Action on a Third Disaster Relief Package this Week
  • DC Wipes Law Has Day in Court 
  • APWA Advocates for the Protection of Infrastructure from Bigger Trucks 
  • House Approves DHS Cybersecurity Division Title Change 
  • FEMA to Conduct National Incident Management Systems Webinar This Week

December 11,  2017

  • APWA Issues Letter Urging Pro-Infrastructure Changes to Tax Bill
  • Congress Passes CR Extension 
  • EPA Administrator Testifies Before House Panel 
  • Kirstjen Nielsen Sworn in as DHS Secretary 
  • EPA Nominee Cleared by Senate 
  • APWA Government Affairs Attends Infrastructure Brief
  • NIST Releases Updated Cybersecurity Framework Guidelines 

December 4, 2017

  • Senate Joins House in Passing $1.4 Trillion Tax Code Adjustment Legislation 
  • Congress Exploring a CR Through December 22
  • APWA Issues Letter Urging Congress to Fund Infrastructure 
  • House Republicans Issues Letter on Protecting Municipal Bonds 
  • House Moves to Renew Brownfields Program 
  • Senate Scheduled to Vote to Confirm DHS Secretary This Week 
  • Senate Panel Approves Nominees for CEQ & EPA 
  • FEMA's NAC Completes Their Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. 
  • NFIP Authorizes Set to Expire This Week 
  • APWA Government Affairs to Attend Infrastructure Brief December 6

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