Monthly Briefing – June 2020

Western Water Infrastructure Bills Move in Congress

Rep. Richard Neal (D-Mass.), Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) hold a news conference to discuss the House Democrats’ new infrastructure bill, “The Moving Forward Act.” Photo courtesy of Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Several legislative vehicles are emerging to carry a series of Western water infrastructure bills introduced in the 116th Congress, including a $1.5 trillion infrastructure and stimulus bill that will be debated on the floor of the House of Representative before the July 4 recess. 

Click here to read more about these matters and other issues of importance to Western irrigated agriculture: 

  • Interior Transfers Two Utah Irrigation Projects Out of Federal Ownership
  • Reclamation Launches WaterSMART Efficiency Grant Funding Opportunity
  • Trump Administration Takes New Steps to Curb Wildfire Risks
  • Federal Government COVID Response Remains a Top Priority
  • Supreme Court Declines Review in “Takings Case”
  • Job Security? Consider Working in the Clean Water Act Litigation Industry      

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