Friday, September 17, 2021


Murray, Cantwell Support “True LEADership Act” to Remove Lead from Pipes and Invest More...

Through loans, grants and tax credits, legislation would inject more than $70 billion in the next 10 years into water infrastructure and lead relief programs. Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell supported the Testing, Removal and Updated Evaluations of Lead Everywhere in America for Dramatic Enhancements that Restore Safety to Homes, Infrastructure and Pipes Act of 2016, or True LEADership Act (S.2821), a comprehensive plan that recommits the federal government to a critical role in water infrastructure investment, lead remediation and the strong drinking water protections provided by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Senator Cantwell, ACTION Campaign Call for Fifty Percent Increase in Housing Credit Authority

Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) announced in Seattle this afternoon her intention to introduce legislation to expand Low Income Housing Tax Credit authority by 50 percent and to make other changes to strengthen the program. At the same time, the ACTION Campaign, a group of about 1,300 affordable housing stakeholders that NCSHA and Enterprise Community Partners co-chair, transmitted to every member of Congress a national sign-on letter, endorsed by more than 1,300 organizations representing all 50 states, ca6lling on Congress to increase the Housing Credit cap by at least 50 percent. Cantwell also referenced this letter in her remarks

Cantwell Applauds Funding to Combat Homelessness Among Veterans

Senator Maria Cantwell applauded the Departments of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Veterans Affairs for awarding more than $300,000 through the HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program to combat homelessness amongst veterans in Washington state

Cantwell and Colleagues Call for Swift Action to Improve Columbia River Treaty Tribal Housing...

Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) joined by Senators Patty Murray (D-WA), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) sent a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army Jo-Ellen Darcy expressing concern about current living conditions at Columbia River Treaty Fishing Access Sites in the Columbia Gorge and seeking a fair, sustainable, and timely solution to improve the conditions

Bipartisan Bill Permanently Reauthorizes the Land and Water Conservation Fund, Increases Energy Efficiency, Modernizes...

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), ranking member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, advanced bipartisan energy legislation along with Chairman Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) in an 18-4 vote in committee.

Cantwell: Affordable and Reliable Energy Is Key to Ensuring Viable Island Economies

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), ranking member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, highlighted the importance of federal agencies partnering with isolated communities to overcome the challenge of accessing affordable and reliable energy.

Cantwell Elicits Administration Support for Acting Now to Reduce Costs of Water Shortages Later

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), ranking member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, elicited support from the administration on the goals of her bill, S. 1694, the Yakima River Basin Water Enhancement Project Phase III Act, which provides an integrated approach to addressing water management in Washington’s Yakima Basin

Cantwell’s Yakima Bill Represents a New Era in Water Management

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), ranking member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, announced legislation to authorize the initial phase of the Yakima River Basin Integrated Water Resource Plan. The bill and the plan it implements will dramatically enhance the sustainability and resilience of the Yakima River Basin, particularly in the face of climate change. Specifically, the bill provides for improved water infrastructure and storage, water conservation and ecosystem restoration, and construction of fish passage at two dams, which will restore fish runs that have been blocked for more than a century

Business Real Estate Press Releases


Central Valley Builders Supply Named One of the Best Workplaces

Central Valley, a U.S. top-100 building supply company, announced today that the company has been ranked among the "Best Places to Work" by the North Bay Business Journal. A prestigious award, this marks the third consecutive year

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Metal Roofs for Your Home

Pros and Cons of Metal Roofs for Your Home

Constructing the home is not an easy task. A home is not just a place where you live, but it also reflects your status and increases your street presence. So, your home architecture should be eye-catching and beneficial from each and every aspect. Regarding your home's roof