The APWA Washington Report newsletter covers the latest United States national legislative and regulatory news affecting public works and public works professionals. Current issues of the newsletter are available here, or you can use the links to the right of this page to view issues from past years.For more information or to receive your issue, contact APWA's Washington DC Office at 202-408-9541.  


The House and Senate have adjourned for the presidential nominating conventions and summer district work period.
Both Chambers are scheduled to return to DC on September 6.
The next edition of the Washington Report will be sent on September 12. 
Have a great summer!



July 18, 2016

  • House Public Works & Infrastructure Caucus Update
  • House Passes Interior-Environment Appropriations Before Adjourning for Recess
  • Time for WRDA Ticking
  • Congress Approves FAA Extension
  • No Additional Zika Funding Approved

July 11, 2016

  • Fiscal Year 2017 Appropriations Update
  • DOT Selects 18 Projects to Receive $759 Million in FASTLANE Freight Grants
  • Congress Reaches Deal on FAA Extension through September 30, 2017


June  27, 2016

  • Fiscal Year 2017 Appropriations Update
  • APWA Joins Coalition Letter on WRDA
  • House Held Hearing on Role of NEPA in Permitting Process


June 20, 2016

  • Appropriations Update
  • Shuster Says FAA Short-Term Patch is Likely
  • Inhofe Encourages States to Ignore CEIP Guidance


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