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Labor Day 2021: A celebration of the American workers essential to our communities

Celebrating Essential Workers Labor day is a day to celebrate the achievements of our work force. Your efforts as essential workers in healthcare, emergency services, government, transportation, energy, waste and water management, and food and agriculture workers are what continue to keep LA County running [...]

By |2021-09-02T10:47:46-07:00September 2nd, 2021|news blog|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

How are we going to pay for all of this?

Lawmakers have reached a tentative agreement on the type of infrastructure to fund through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework. However, one enormous question still remains—how are we going to pay for all of this? We Can't Depend on the Highway Trust [...]

By |2021-07-15T17:04:07-07:00July 14th, 2021|news blog|0 Comments

Survey Results and Legislative Update

Survey Results Thank you for taking the time to let us know your thoughts about infrastructure last week. Of the 15 infrastructure options provided, roads and bridges, drinking water and wastewater infrastructure, and transit were the top 3 selections. Additionally, corporate taxes were selected as the top option to [...]

By |2021-07-01T23:44:53-07:00July 1st, 2021|news blog|0 Comments

Good Connections Are Essential

Good Connections Are Essential Whether you’re a business, a family with school-aged children, a physician and patient discussing a health report, an academician conducting research, or simply staying in touch with friends and loved ones, access to broadband directly impacts your quality of life. The pandemic [...]

By |2021-06-16T16:44:10-07:00June 9th, 2021|news blog|0 Comments

We Need Climate Resilient Infrastructure

We Need Climate Resilient Infrastructure Remember those hot days last Labor Day weekend? Who could forget! Those hot, hot days led to electricity service disruptions across the state right when we were relying on electricity to keep us cool. That meant inconvenience for some people and [...]

By |2021-06-09T15:45:58-07:00June 2nd, 2021|news blog|0 Comments