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.

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October 5, 2015

  • Continuing Resolution Keeps Federal Government Fully Operating Through 12/11
  • House Leadership Elections This Week
  • Highway Bill Update
  • Build America Transportation Investment Center launched by Department of Transportation
  • Hearing on Army Corps of Engineers’ Role in WOTUS
  • DOT Updates Pipeline Regulations

September 28, 2015

  • Speaker of the House John Boehner to Resign from Congress
  • Senate Prepares To Pass CR before Wednesday Deadline
  • House Passes RAPID Act
  • Obama Administration Announces Actions to Expedite Project Delivery
  • EPA Proposes Revisions to Hazardous Waste Export-Import Rule

September 21, 2015

  • Time is Running Out for Congress to Pass a CR
  • House to Vote on the RAPID Act This Week
  • House and Senate Committees Hold Hearings on Gold King Mine Spill
  • Senators File WOTUS Blocking Resolution

September 14, 2015

  • Time Running Out for Congress to Pass CR and Avert Government Shutdown
  • APWA and 68 other Organizations Push the House to Pass a Long Term Transportation Reauthorization bill
  • DOT Reports Highway Funds can last through June 2016
  • House Transportation bill may Include More Funding than the Senate Passed bill
  • President Obama asks the Supreme Court to review Clean Water Act Jurisdictional Determinations
  • Articles of Impeachment Introduced Against EPA Administrator McCarthy

September 8, 2015

  • Appropriations and Debt Ceiling Deadlines Loom
  • Highway Authorization Update
  • Cybersecurity on Senate Agenda
  • WOTUS Lawsuits Filed
  • CO River Chemical Release by EPA
  • FY 2016 Appropriations Update