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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April 25, 2016

  • Senate Energy and Water Appropriations Update
  • Senate Democrats Introduce Lead Remediation Legislation
  • Senate Passes FAA Bill
  • Senate Appropriations Committee Approves FY 2017 T-HUD Bill
  • FEMA Requests Public Comment on Changes to Public Assistance Program
  • BATIC and TIFIA to Co-host Webinar on Funding Opportunities for Active Transportation Systems

April 18, 2016

  • National Homeland Security Consortium Publishes Whitepaper Detailing Threats to Homeland Security
  • Senate to End Debate on FAA Authorization and Hold Final Vote Today
  • House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Introduces Pipeline Safety Bill
  • House Emergency Management Subcommittee Hearing on Cybersecurity
  • Congress Misses Budget Deadline
  • U.S. DOT Accelerates Implementation of FAST Act
  • Federal Railroad Administration Makes Changes to Bridge Safety Program
  • U.S. DOT Publishes Truck Size and Weight Limits Report

April 11, 2016

  • Congress Likely To Miss Friday Budget Deadline
  • House Energy and Commerce Committee To Hold Flint Hearing
  • FAA Extension Debate to Continue on Senate Floor this Week
  • Amendment to FAA Extension would Protect Local Governments Rights for Drones
  • Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) held hearing on water and wastewater infrastructure funding

April 4, 2016

  • FAA Extension Expected in the Senate this Week
  • Congress May Proceed on Budget without Resolution
  • APWA Weighs in on FEMA Reauthorization Bill
  • Diesel Engine Grant Program Improves Public Health