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Interested in Policymaking? Get Involved!

On Wednesday, April 19th CASA and WateReuse California are hosting a join Public Policy Forum in Sacramento. The one-day event features a morning program where participants will hear from prominent speakers and receive a policy [...]

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Representative Grace Napolitano (D-CA) To Introduce Water Infrastructure Assistance Legislation

As the debate over the future of America’s infrastructure continues, Representative Grace Napolitano (D-CA) intends to reintroduce water infrastructure assistance legislation in the coming weeks. A number of other members are expected to cosponsor the [...]

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State Legislative Committee Recommends Action on 60 Bills

Of the 100+ bills CASA is tracking this year, the State Legislative Committee has established an active position on about 60, meaning we are closely following, advocating for changes, or expressing support or opposition to [...]

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CASA Works to Save Tax Exempt Bonds

CASA is part of a group of California water and wastewater agencies and associations that have signaled support for maintaining the tax-exempt status of municipal bonds. The DRAFT coalition letter focuses on the importance of [...]

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Potable Reuse Legislation Tops CASA Priority List for 2017 California Legislative Session

CASA will work closely with WateReuse California to seek passage of AB 574 by Assembly Member Bill Quirk from Hayward. WateReuse California is sponsoring AB 574, which would change the definitions of different types of [...]

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Looking for Funding? Letters of Interest Due April 10 for WIFIA Funding

USEPA is soliciting letters of interest for funding under the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA), which provides long-term, low-cost credit assistance in the form of direct loans and loan guarantees to water projects. [...]

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