Congressional Report

Congressional Report

Congressional Report: June 2014

In this issue: WIFIA Becomes Law but FY15 Funding Picture Murky; Chemical Safety Task Force Eyes IST Promotion, Elimination of Water-Wastewater Exemption; CBO Forecasts "Substantial" Costs for Chemical Tank Safety Bill; and more . . .

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Congressional Report: May 2014

In This Issue: Congress Approves WIFIA, but Municipal Bond Restrictions Remain Unfixed; CWSRF Reforms, Extreme Weather Study Find Place in WRRDA; Murky Path Forward for Chemical Storage Oversight Bill; and more...

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Congressional Report: April 2014

In This Issue: Utility Notification Provision Added to Chemical Facility Oversight Bill; Water Sector Groups Push Back Against SRF Cuts as Hill Expresses Concern; and more...

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Congressional Report: March 2014

In This Issue: Tax Reform Plan, Presidential Budget Eye Rollback of Municipal Bond Tax Benefits; President Obama Proposes FY15 Cuts to SRF Programs; and more...

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Congressional Report: February 2014

In This Issue: Lawmakers Propose New Chemical Facility Oversight Following West Virginia Spill; Long-Awaited Farm Bill Includes Water Partnership Opportunities; and more...

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Congressional Report: January 2014

In This Issue: Spending Bill Rejects SRF Cuts, Imposes Iron and Steel Restrictions; IRIS Study, CFATS Extension Included in Omnibus Bill; and more...

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Congressional Report: December 2013

In This Issue: Congress Exempts Fire Hydrants From New Lead-Free Rules; WIFIA Still in Play as WRDA Talks Stretch Into 2014; and more...

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Congressional Report: November 2013

In This Issue: WIFIA Hangs in the Balance as WRDA Conference Begins on Capitol Hill; AMWA Urges Caution on Applying Lead-Free Law to Hydrants; and more...

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Congressional Report: October 2013

In This Issue: House WRRDA Vote to Set Stage for WIFIA Conference Negotiations; Deal Ending Government Shutdown Extends Appropriations Into January; and more...

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Congressional Report: September 2013

In This Issue: House Panel Approves WRRDA; Lawmakers Look to Conference on WIFIA; Water Utilities Respond to WIFIA Criticisms; and more...

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