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State Legislative Update 1/20

2022-23 State Budget On Monday, January 10th Governor Newsom introduced his 2022-23 State Budget proposal. Revenues are again surging resulting in a projected $20 billion revenue surplus. Prior revenue forecasts released by the independent Legislative Analyst’s office projected a $31 billion budget surplus in 2022-23, creating an approximate $10 billion discrepancy in available discretionary spending. Beginning in March [...]

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CASA News 1/20

Join us in the Nation’s Capital 2022 holds great possibilities and opportunities for our federal legislative priorities. That’s why we urge you to join us next month at our Washington D.C. Policy Forum February 28-March 1. The event will feature an excellent program with speakers that include Congressional staff, reporters, and national water associations providing their perspective [...]

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Federal Update 1/20

Department of the Interior Begins to Examine Compliance with New Buy American Mandates The U.S. Department of the Interior (USDOI) recently completed its initial review to determine which Federal Financial Assistance Programs are considered "deficient" for purposes of complying with the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act’s (IIJA) buy American mandates related to manufactured products. Included in its [...]

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In Case You Missed it 1/20

UC Berkeley Wastewater Monitoring Team Makes Data Available to the Public Since the start of the pandemic, the COVID-WEB team at UC Berkeley, led by Prof. Kara Nelson, has been working with public health officials and wastewater agencies to monitor how much SARS-CoV-2 is excreted by people in California communities. Individuals infected with COVID-19 – [...]

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Member News 1/20

Welcome New Associate Members! Moorhouse Financial Services Robertson – Bryan, Inc

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Events and Webinars 1/20

EPA Grants Award Process Webinar The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) invites all grant applicants and grant recipients to attend a Grants Award Process Webinar on Wednesday, January 26, 2022, from 2:00-3:30 pm ET. Hosted by EPA’s Office of Grants and Debarment, this high-level webinar will cover topics related to finding and applying for grants as well [...]

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Happy New Year from CASA 1/7

We are as excited as ever to spend another year working together with you! From all of us here at CASA, we wish you a successful and very Happy New Year. As we say goodbye to 2021 and forge ahead into 2022, it’s not yet clear when things will return to normal, or what the [...]

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CASA News 1/7

CASA Winter Conference Canceled We are sad to announce that due to the recent COVID surge associated with the omicron variant, and out of an abundance of caution for the safety of our members and staff, CASA has decided to cancel its upcoming Winter Conference scheduled for January 19-21 in Palm Springs. Every year we look forward to [...]

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Events 1/7

Join us in the Nation’s Capital 2022 holds great possibilities and opportunities for our federal legislative priorities. That’s why we urge you to join us at our Washington D.C. Policy Forum February 28-March 1. The event will feature an excellent program with speakers that include Congressional staff, reporters, and national water associations providing their perspective on the [...]

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CASA News 12/16

Happy Holidays from the CASA Staff! Wishing you lots of cheer, from here to there!   2021 In Review: Message to the Membership As 2021 draws to a close, it is a good time to reflect on our accomplishments and celebrate the successes of the past year. CASA is pleased to share a summary of [...]

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