NARC’s Summary of the Bicameral Hearing on Local Impacts of the WOTUS Rule

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NARC’s Summary of the Bicameral Hearing on Local Impacts of the WOTUS Rule

On February 4th, 2015, Administrator McCarthy of the EPA met with both the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, to discuss the recently proposed Waters of the United States rule. Administrator McCarthy testified that EPA’s connectivity report that was recently released provides the scientific […]

White House Budget and NARC’s Preliminary Budget Analysis

Click HERE for the White House’s Fact Sheet on the budget. Click HERE for NARC’s Preliminary Budget Analysis, UPDATED 2/3/15.  

NARC’s Response to the 2015 State of the Union Address

On Tuesday night, President Barack Obama provided his penultimate State of the Union address to Congress. During the speech, he laid out his vision for the year. Among other things, the President promised to provide two years of free community college, push proposals that cut taxes for middle-income workers, strike down legislation aimed at overturning […]

NARC’s Summary of OMB’s Super Circular

On December 26, 2013 the Office of Management Budget (OMB) issued the “Super Circular,” a rule streamlining eight Federal regulations (including OMB Circulars A-110, A-122, and A-133) into a single, comprehensive policy guide. The Super Circular has important implications for all nonprofit recipients of, and applicants for, Federal grants and cooperative agreements (“awards”). This reform […]

Nominations are Open for NARC’s 2015 Achievement and Leadership Awards

The National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) is accepting nominations for its 2015 Achievement and Leadership Awards, which will be presented at a Gala Dinner during the 49th Annual Conference and Exhibition, June 7-10, 2015 in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina. NARC Achievement Awards recognize excellence in programs and services of regional councils and metropolitan planning organizations […]

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