APWA offers several advocacy tools to our members to voice your expertise and opinions to elected officials at the federal level. It is critical public works professionals use these advocacy tools to share your stories of continuing to provide essential services and facing new challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. Your efforts will help ensure the resources you need are available and distributed appropriately. Access these tools and stay apprised of APWA Government Affairs by following @APWAGOVAFFAIRS on Twitter and checking out our website for daily updates to APWA Advocacy News, Action Alerts, Advocacy Letters, InfoNow communities, public works research and our 116th Congress Public Policy Priorities.
On July 15, President Trump announced his administration is scaling back requirements that agencies consider environmental consequences when approving new oil wells, pipelines, highways and other projects.
July 23 at 10:00 a.m. ET, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, & the Internet has scheduled a hearing titled, “The State of U.S. Spectrum Policy.”