Tuesday, June 15, 2021

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Wyden Statement on Republican Infrastructure Counteroffer

National
Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today released the following statement on Republicans’ infrastructure counteroffer: “Combatting the climate crisis in a jobs and infrastructure package is non-negotiable.
The White House

Statement by NSC Spokesperson Emily Horne on the Biden Administration’s Efforts to Protect U.S....

National
The Biden Administration is taking steps to safeguard U.S. critical infrastructure from persistent and sophisticated cyber threats. As a pilot of the Administration’s broader cybersecurity initiative

WHITEHOUSE STATEMENT ON BIDEN’S JOBS AND INFRASTRUCTURE PROPOSAL

National
U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, a senior member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, today released the following statement regarding President Biden’s Build Back Better proposal:

Wyden, Warren, Brown, Casey, Smith Announce Plans to Introduce New Bill to Build Child...

National
Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, Bob Casey, D-Pa., and Tina Smith, D-Minn., announced that they plan to introduce a new bill allocating mandatory funding to build child care availability over
NHC

Statement of NHC President and CEO David M. Dworkin on President Biden’s American Jobs...

National
President Biden’s infrastructure plan represents a major achievement in recognizing housing as essential human infrastructure.  The historic level of funding proposed would be an investment in the future of our country by addressing
USDOJ

Biden-Harris Administration Extends Moratorium on Residential Evictions in USDA Multifamily Housing Communities in Accordance...

National
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) extended the eviction moratorium to affected multifamily housing
NACWA

Public Clean Water Sector Applauds President Biden’s Bold Infrastructure Investment Plan

National
Statement by NACWA CAO Highlights Potential for Strong Federal Partnership to Deliver Clean Water Services. President Biden released his Build Back Better infrastructure plan today, outlining his vision for mobilizing the country to strengthen
SEIA

President’s Infrastructure Plan Includes Important Policies for Clean Energy, the Economy

National
President Biden will unveil his infrastructure package, which includes substantial policies encouraging clean energy, new transmission, incentives for American manufacturing and jobs
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Norton Says Biden American Jobs Plan to Jumpstart SW Ecodistrict Plan

National
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) said today that President Biden’s historic infrastructure bill, the American Jobs Plan, should be considered to jumpstart the National Capital Planning Commission’s SW Ecodistrict Plan, which would turn 110
U.S. Department of Commerce

Secretary Gina M. Raimondo Statement on her Meeting with a Bipartisan Delegation from the...

National
Following a meeting with a Bipartisan Delegation from the U.S. Conference of Mayors, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement

Earthjustice Applauds Bipartisan Water Infrastructure Bill

National
The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works unanimously passed out of committee the Drinking Water and Infrastructure Act of 2021. The bill makes several important steps such as reauthorizing the Drinking Water and Clean Water State Revolving Funds, creating a new low-income decentralized wastewater grant program, and a new Indian reservation drinking water program.
DOE

DOE Awards $27.5 Million to 16 Teams Working to Decarbonize U.S. Water Infrastructure

National
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced awards totaling $27.5 million for 16 water infrastructure projects. Modern technology has the potential to reduce energy use in aging water infrastructure, particularly in wastewater treatment
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Committee Passes Norton’s Washington Channel Public Access Act and National Children’s Museum Act

National
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure today passed her Washington Channel Public Access Act (H.R. 1765)

AS MTA RIDERSHIP INCREASES, CM RODRIGUEZ AND BP ADAMS STAND WITH TWU WORKERS TO...

National
Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chairman of the Transportation Committee and Brooklyn Borough President, Eric Adams stood alongside the Transit Workers Union (TWU), Speaker Corey Johnson, The Office of Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, Council Member Daneek Miller, Co-Chair of the Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, Riders Alliance, and Council Members to support the TWU's lawsuit against the MTA to restore the C and F train services to pre-pandemic levels.
Environment America

Over 360 Local Officials From 34 States Call for Infrastructure That Protects Our Health...

National
As President Joe Biden develops an infrastructure plan, local leaders are requesting investments that protect clean water, public health and create a clean energy future.

How to Choose the Best Tree Care Service in Cincinnati, Ohio, 45255

National
Do you need to remove a tree in your yard, or treat the sick one, need trimming or wish to plant a new tree? For all of this, it can help to contact a tree care service provider in Cincinnati, Ohio, 45236. There are several reasons you need a Certified Arborist to handle any issue regarding your trees, because they have the expertise to handle everything.
AGC

SOARING MATERIALS COSTS, SUPPLY-CHAIN PROBLEMS & PROJECT CANCELLATIONS CONTINUE TO IMPACT CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY ONE...

National
Association Officials Warn Industry Will Have a Hard Time Recovering Unless President and Congress Act Promptly

The Ultimate Guide to Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment

National
Many people today are looking to get second citizenship for themselves and their loved ones. Having a second passport offers excellent financial benefits and the freedom to travel in a number of selected countries.
Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Manchin Urges President Biden To Reconsider Keystone XL Decision, Support Responsible Energy Infrastructure Development

National
U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, urged President Biden to reconsider his executive order revoking the cross-border permit
Full risk assessment

How to Keep Your Business Premise Safe

National
As a business owner, it is your responsibility to keep your customers and staff safe. Having the correct safety measures in place can not only protect your staff and customers from immediate harm, but they can also prevent future injury and illness.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

GCAAR housing stats

The average time residential properties in the region were available on the market dropped to 19 days in April, as REALTORS® continue to help homebuyers in a market faced with limited inventory. The median sold price for residential properties was $590,000, up 10.6% compared to April 2020