Partial Government Shutdown: Impacts and Resources

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Partial Government Shutdown: Impacts and Resources

With the partial federal government shutdown approaching four-weeks in length, we have reached unchartered territory. We remain deeply concerned for the 800,000 federal employees who are either furloughed or working without pay and the many thousands of contractors who also find themselves without pay.

NARC Applauds 2018 Farm Bill Reauthorization

The National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) would like to thank congressional leadership, Farm Bill conference members, and the president for passing into law a bipartisan compromise on the 2018 Farm Bill reauthorization. We applaud the expansion of the Strategic Economic and Community Development Program, which will further incentivize regional collaboration by prioritizing funding for…

2018 End of Year Summary

In 2018, NARC advocated on your behalf on Capitol Hill and with the Administration, fostered innovative partnerships between members and with national organizations, and highlighted your daily successes. With active support from members like you, NARC has fostered better connections between members, increased our programming, and expanded our scope throughout the country.

NARC Submits Comments on U.S. DOT’s AV 3.0

Earlier this year, U.S. DOT released Preparing for the Future of Transportation: Automated Vehicles 3.0, known as AV 3.0. This document represents the on-going evolution of the U.S. DOT’s approach to the testing and implementation of automated vehicles on the nation’s roads. NARC took the opportunity to comment on the proposal. You can find those…

MWCOG Celebrates 10 Years of Climate Action

On November 14th, NARC staff attended Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments’ (MWCOG) most recent Climate, Energy, and Environment Policy Committee meeting at MWCOG offices. The Committee met to celebrate ten years of climate action since MWCOG adopted their regional program on climate change in 2008.

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