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Coalition takes bond message to Washington

Coalition takes bond message to Washington

April 3, 2017 at 11:30 am 0 comments

In March, the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) urged Congress to maintain tax-exempt municipal bond interest when lawmakers undertake a comprehensive tax reform bill, joining a letter sent to Capitol Hill organized by the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ “Don’t Mess With Our Bonds” coalition. The letter, which was signedRead More

Does Trump’s infrastructure plan conflict with budget proposal?

Does Trump’s infrastructure plan conflict with budget proposal?

March 6, 2017 at 11:30 am 0 comments

President Donald Trump vowed to follow through on another key campaign promise when he announced during a recent address to Congress that he would ask for approval of a $1 trillion infrastructure spending plan. However, Trump’s comments on increased infrastructure investment came just days after the White House outlined a FY18Read More

Report details risk of eliminating tax-exempt municipal bonds

Report details risk of eliminating tax-exempt municipal bonds

February 13, 2017 at 1:34 pm 0 comments

According to a new estimate developed by the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) and the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA), eliminating tax-exempt municipal bonds would increase water and wastewater infrastructure financing costs by $16 billion nationwide over a 30-year repayment period. The latest figures represent an updateRead More

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NACWA, AMWA to Collaborate on Advocacy Projects

November 28, 2016 at 9:36 am 0 comments

The National Association of Clean Water Agencies’ (NACWA) Board of Directors met in Alexandria, Va., on Nov. 16 to consider critical Targeted Action Fund (TAF) projects aimed at supporting the association’s member agencies and its advocacy agenda, and also witnessed the signing of a Statement of Collaboration with the AssociationRead More

GOP Leaders in Congress to Postpone FY2017 Spending Decisions

GOP Leaders in Congress to Postpone FY2017 Spending Decisions

November 21, 2016 at 9:57 am 0 comments

Republican leaders in the House and Senate announced last week they will delay final decisions on FY2017 appropriations bills until the spring and will consider a continuing resolution (CR) to keep the federal government operating until March 31. According to the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA), the decision couldRead More

AMWA: Water Policy Landscape Won’t Change Post-Election

AMWA: Water Policy Landscape Won’t Change Post-Election

November 14, 2016 at 11:49 am 0 comments

Coming into the 2016 Election, Democrats were widely expected to achieve considerable gains on Capitol Hill. But in addition to Donald Trump’s surprise victory for the presidency, Republicans also came out of Election Day comfortably in control of their existing House and Senate majorities. As a result, the water policyRead More

AMWA Elects Officers for 2017

AMWA Elects Officers for 2017

October 24, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

At AMWA’s 2016 Executive Management Conference last week in Scottsdale, Ariz., the Board of Directors elected new officers for the coming year. This unique event is designed to meet the particular challenges of top drinking water executives, drawing on an annual survey of member interests to create the agenda. The agendaRead More

NOAA Administrator Sullivan Tops Agenda at AMWA’s Executive Management Conference

NOAA Administrator Sullivan Tops Agenda at AMWA’s Executive Management Conference

August 26, 2016 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA) Administrator Dr. Kathryn Sullivan will offer the keynote address at the 2016 Executive Management Conference of the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA), the annual gathering of the nation’s top drinking water executives, Oct. 16-19 at the Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch in Scottsdale,Read More

AMWA’s Executive Management Conference Heads to Scottsdale

AMWA’s Executive Management Conference Heads to Scottsdale

August 1, 2016 at 11:10 am 0 comments

The Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA), the organization uniting the nation’s largest publicly owned drinking water systems, will host its annual Executive Management Conference Oct. 16-19 in Scottsdale, Ariz. This unique event is designed to meet the particular challenges of top drinking water executives, drawing on an annual surveyRead More

City of Ciaccia

City of Ciaccia

December 15, 2015 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Julius Ciaccia woke up, got out of bed and grabbed the morning newspaper. It was Sunday, November 13, 1977. He was 28. He probably didn?t realize it at the time, but it was the unofficial moment he began his career in the utility industry.

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