Monthly Archives: September 2015

States Citing High Priority of Water Issues, Cont.  

This week we’re continuing our review of the states that identified water topics at the top of their lists of issues most important to voters in 2015, according to the recently issued second edition of CQ Roll Call’s 50 State … Continue reading

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Water Issues a Top Priority in States  

CQ Roll Call recently issued the second edition of its 50 State Project covering the issues that dominate state legislative agendas across the country. The report contains a comprehensive listing and analysis of the issues that got the most attention … Continue reading


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State and Regional Water Infrastructure Funding:  Critical Needs Addressed, and Overlooked

Regional approaches to addressing critical water infrastructure needs vary, and those variations offer stark contrasts in needs met, and needs ignored. New Jersey offers an example of a state legislature recognizing its key role in the battle for desperately needed … Continue reading

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To Congress: Release the Flow of WIFIA Funds by Repealing the Ban on Use of Tax-Exempt Bonds

As Congress returns from its August recess, join us in urging lawmakers to change a law that is stemming the flow of critical funding to desperately needed water infrastructure projects all over the country. Urge Congress to repeal the ban … Continue reading

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New Orleans and Katrina:  The Risks of Inattention to Water Infrastructure, the Promise of Federal Funding 

The story of New Orleans before and after Hurricane Katrina illustrates both the perils of federal government inattention to aging and inadequate water infrastructure and the promise of federal investment when it does materialize.   As Americans know all too well now,  ten years following … Continue reading

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