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Sustainable Water Infrastructure Coalition Newsletter — Senate Dems Call for Broader Water Infrastructure Investment

Sustainable Water Infrastructure Coalition Newsletter — Senate Dems Call for Broader Water Infrastructure Investment

June 7, 2016 at 3:19 pm 0 comments

In April, Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) member Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and many Democratic colleagues introduced 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 the True LEADership Act of 2016,Read More

SWIC Newsletter — April 2016

SWIC Newsletter — April 2016

April 20, 2016 at 12:00 am 0 comments

In February, Sens. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) introduced legislation, S. 2606, the Sustainable Water Infrastructure Investment Act to spur capital investment and to ensure the reliability and safety of the nation’s water infrastructure. Reps. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) and Jimmy Duncan (R-Tenn.) have also introduced the same bill in the U.S. House of Representatives.

UIM Hosts Unique, Well-Received Water Finance Conference

UIM Hosts Unique, Well-Received Water Finance Conference

September 8, 2015 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Last week, more than 100 finance professionals in the areas of water, wastewater and stormwater gathered in Cleveland, Ohio, for the inaugural Water Finance Conference.

Water Finance Conference Kicks Off Tomorrow in Cleveland

Water Finance Conference Kicks Off Tomorrow in Cleveland

August 31, 2015 at 12:00 am 0 comments

UIM: Water Utility Infrastructure Management, the leading journal of finance and management for water and wastewater professionals, is hosting its first Water Finance Conference beginning tomorrow at the Great Lakes Science Center in downtown Cleveland, Ohio.

February SWIC Newsletter

February SWIC Newsletter

February 27, 2015 at 12:00 am 0 comments

In January, congressmen reintroduced H.R. 499, the Sustainable Water Infrastructure Investment Act of 2015, in the U.S. House of Representatives. The Sustainable Water Infrastructure Coalition (SWIC), the advocacy group supporting the bill and private activity bond legislation says it expects the bill to be introduced in the Senate in the coming weeks.

December SWIC Newsletter

December SWIC Newsletter

December 12, 2014 at 12:00 am 0 comments

In November, SWIC caught up with G. Tracy Mehan III, a member of the U.S. EPA?s Environmental Financial Advisory Board to discuss the future of innovative financing for water and wastewater infrastructure. Read the highlights from his discussion with SWIC.

October SWIC Newsletter

October SWIC Newsletter

October 3, 2014 at 12:00 am 0 comments

As we enter the final months of a turbulent election year, when already low-expectations sink even lower, it is important to remember the progress made during the second session of the 113th Congress.

August SWIC Newsletter

August 11, 2014 at 12:00 am 0 comments

In June, SWIC members joined PAB bill sponsors Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) to discuss their water and wastewater finance legislation, the Sustainable Water Infrastructure Investment Act of 2014, H.R. 4237 and S.2345.

June SWIC Newsletter

June 15, 2014 at 12:00 am 0 comments

On May 15, Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) and Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) reintroduced the Sustainable Water Infrastructure Investment Act to the Senate. The bill is identical to the water private activity bond (PAB) legislation introduced by Reps. John Duncan (R-Tenn.) and Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) in March.

SWIC, Congressional Leaders Talk PAB Legislation

SWIC, Congressional Leaders Talk PAB Legislation

June 4, 2014 at 12:00 am 0 comments

On June 2, SWIC members joined PAB bill sponsors Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) to hear the Congressmen outline and discuss their water and wastewater finance legislation, the Sustainable Water Infrastructure Investment Act of 2014, H.R. 4237 and S.2345.

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