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Posted on: February 3, 2023

Safe Streets for All Grant Program “Call to Action"

This week, the USDOT announced $800 million in grant awards for 510 local road safety projects through the new Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) Grant Program, a record amount of funding to improve roads and address traffic fatalities.&nb...

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Federal Government
Posted on: January 31, 2023

Upcoming USDOT Webinar for Discretionary Grant Opportunities

On February 8, at 3:00 p.m., the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) will host a webinar to highlight several resources created to help potential grant applicants navigate different funding opportunities. This session will dig into...

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Federal Government
Posted on: January 31, 2023

Senate Committee Discusses Bill Looking to Increase Utility Participation in LIHWAP

This week, the Senate Economic Growth Committee reviewed S-3333 for discussion only. While the League agrees that additional efforts are needed to ensure the success of the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP), we do not agree t...

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Posted on: January 31, 2023

EPA Hosts Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Webinar

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is hosting a webinar to share how the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) funding will help communities improve their water and wastewater infrastructure. It is scheduled for February 9, from 12:00 - 1:30 p.m...

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Federal Government
Posted on: January 9, 2023

FY2023 Federal Omnibus Budget Passed

In the final week of December, the House and Senate passed, and President Biden signed a $1.7 trillion FY2023 federal budget through September 30, 2023. For provisions of state and local interest, please read the League’s two blog posts, the fir...

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Posted on: December 30, 2022

SHBP Update: No Relief In New Year

Earlier today the Joint Budget Oversight Committee (JBOC) met to consider items including the transfer of Federal Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Funds. The transfers, which were already outlined in the State budget, included:

  • $300 million for various ca...
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Posted on: December 23, 2022

RAISE Grant Funding and Upcoming Webinars Set

The next round of U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grant program is now open. $1.5 billion in competitive grant funding is available for a broad range of infrastruct...

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