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Los Angeles County Welcomes Secretary Buttigieg and Administration Focuses on Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Implementation

Los Angeles County Welcomes Secretary Buttigieg Last week United States Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg visited Los Angeles County. Supervisor Hilda Solis, Supervisor Janice Hahn, Mayor Robert Garcia, Mayor Eric Garcetti, Congresswoman Nanette Barragan, Congressmen Ted Lieu, and Congressman Alan Lowenthal toured the Ports of Los Angeles and [...]

By |2022-01-19T12:58:14-08:00January 19th, 2022|news blog|0 Comments

Infrastructure Week is Finally Over

Last night the House passed 228-206 the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. This bill previously passed in the Senate in August. President Biden plans on having a formal signing ceremony soon. While this bill doesn’t address the long-term solvency of the Highway Trust Fund, it provides LA [...]

By |2021-11-06T14:16:55-07:00November 6th, 2021|news blog|0 Comments

Available Resources During Storm Seasons

Resources Available During Storm Seasons No Phase Flow Forecast LA County is experiencing its first major storm of the season. Showers will persist into Monday evening in the mountains. Thunderstorms are not expected. County officials have issued a No Phase Flow Forecast for all communities in the [...]

By |2021-10-25T15:01:09-07:00October 25th, 2021|news blog|0 Comments

A lot of no’s

A lot of No's Congress ​agreed to pass a 9-week spending bill ​to avoid a government shutdown. Unfortunately, that is the only thing lawmakers could agree to last week. There will be no bipartisan infrastructure bill, no reconciliation bill, and no suspension of the debt ceiling—for now. Stop-Gap Funding Bill and Debt Ceiling [...]

By |2021-10-04T07:24:56-07:00October 4th, 2021|news blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Dual Track Strategy

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that the House will come back August 23 in order to pass the $3.5 trillion budget resolution, which will include human infrastructure and address climate change. She also requested that the Rules Committee determine how to advance both the budget resolution and the bipartisan [...]

By |2021-08-19T12:31:58-07:00August 19th, 2021|news blog|0 Comments

Legislative Update: The Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act passes in Senate

Today the Senate passed the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act by a vote of 69 to 30. While this bill is smaller in scope than the original $2.3 trillion American Jobs Plan, it includes $550 billion in new funding for our nations roads, bridges, ports, and other [...]

By |2021-08-10T10:26:12-07:00August 10th, 2021|news blog|0 Comments

Adding Drought Control to Flood Control

The Los Angeles County Flood Control District was established in 1915 after a disastrous regional flood took a heavy toll on lives and property. In addition to flood control, the District’s infrastructure plays a major role in augmenting and protecting local aquifers with storm, [...]

By |2021-07-21T13:29:45-07:00July 21st, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments