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President Signs Consolidated Appropriations Act

President Signs Consolidated Appropriations Act

On Tuesday, March 15, 2022, the President signed into law H.R. 2471, the “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022,” which provides full-year...

House and Senate Send FY 2022 Omnibus Appropriations Bill to President Biden

House and Senate Send FY 2022 Omnibus Appropriations Bill to President Biden

In a 61-38 vote, the Senate passed the $1.5 trillion omnibus package (HR 2471) and sent it to President Biden...

Congress Passes Spending Bill to Avert Government Shutdown

Congress Passes Spending Bill to Avert Government Shutdown

On December 2, Congress passed a Continuing Resolution to fund the government through February 18, 2022, which President Biden signed...

State Associations Request Additional Program Funding From Congress

This week the Association of State Drinking Water Administrators (ASDWA) joined the Association of Clean Water Administrators (ACWA), the Environmental...

Congressional Update: Shutdown Avoided & Infrastructure Package

Congressional Update: Shutdown Avoided & Infrastructure Package

On Thursday, the Senate passed a bipartisan stopgap funding measure in a 65-35 vote to keep the government open after...

Senate Passes Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, Measure Heads to House

Senate Passes Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, Measure Heads to House

Today, the U.S. Senate voted to pass the $550 billion bipartisan infrastructure bill, with a bipartisan vote of 69-30, which...

House Passes FY22 Appropriations for EPA

House Passes FY22 Appropriations for EPA

Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a fiscal year 2022 appropriations “minibus” bill (HR 4502) in a 219-208, party-line...

House Passes Comprehensive PFAS Bill

House Passes Comprehensive PFAS Bill

Yesterday (7/21), the U.S. House of Representatives passed the PFAS Action Act of 2021 (H.R. 2467), a comprehensive bill that...

Happenings on The Hill: Infrastructure & Appropriations Updates

Happenings on The Hill: Infrastructure & Appropriations Updates

Appropriations This week, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Interior and Environment released the annual FY 2022 Interior, Environment, and...

Senate EPW Holds Hearing on PFAS

Senate EPW Holds Hearing on PFAS

On June 9, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing entitled, “PFAS: the View from Affected...

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