Rep. Royce Cosponsors Legislation to Modernize California Water Infrastructure

U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) released the following statement after the introduction of H.R. 2898, the Western Water and American Food Security Act of 2015, a comprehensive plan to reevaluate and renew California's current water infrastructure

Mayor Faulconer Hires New Chief to Lead Infrastructure and Public Works

Gomez will oversee engineering services, including technical and operational support, design and construction for the City's Capital Improvements Program. She will also manage the development of public infrastructure and facilities. Her first day is July 6

Denham Secures Administration Commitment to Saving Federal Taxpayer Dollars by Reforming Federal Property Management

U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) today testified before the Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management on ongoing efforts to improve the management of federal properties and eliminate inefficiencies in government spending.

Costa Defends Infrastructure and Housing Investments

Rep. Jim Costa released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2577, the FY 2016 Transportation-HUD Appropriations bill. This bill, which the Administration has threatened to veto, cuts critical investments in infrastructure and housing assistance

House Votes to Support Transportation Infrastructure

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) released the following statement on House passage of H.R. 2577, the FY 2016 Transportation, Housing, & Urban Development funding bill

Agencies Hold Two-Day Tribal Government Consultation on Proposition 1 Water Bond

The Proposition 1 water bond is legislation for all California citizens, including Native American Tribal Governments that are eligible grantees for funding under this initiative. This week, several state agencies will host a forum to share information about the $7.45 billion general obligation bond approved by voters last November and designed to improve the state’s water supply, quality and infrastructure.


Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte), the Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, praised the public release of the final Clean Water Protection rulemaking by the Obama administration. This rulemaking fulfills the requests of members of Congress, state and local officials, industry, agriculture, and environmental organizations to clarify the scope of Clean Water Act protections over our nation’s rivers, streams, and wetlands.

Statement of Congressman DeSaulnier on Passage of the Highway Trust Fund

The House Majority passed a two-month extension of the Highway Trust Fund, which funds roads, bridges and public transit construction, instead of a longer-term plan to address our nation’s crumbling infrastructure.

Torres Introduces Bill to Fill Infrastructure Funding Gap

Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) introduced legislation designed to attract private sector financing to public infrastructure projects.  The Regional Infrastructure Accelerator Act (RIAA) will connect finance and infrastructure professionals with local and state governments to provide them with the technical expertise and pre-development capital needed to attract private investment.

Waters Urges Passage of a Multi-Year Transportation Bill; Introduces Legislation to Invest in Transportation...

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, called today for passage of a multi-year transportation bill and announced she is introducing legislation to expand the TIGER transportation program to bring our nation’s transportation system into the 21st century. Her statement was submitted into the Congressional Record today during a “Special Order Hour” on transportation infrastructure spending, which was organized by the Congressional Progressive Caucus. The Congresswoman’s legislation will provide $7.5 billion for TIGER over 6 years, consistent with the President’s proposal to expand TIGER.


Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar (CA-31) fought to protect California transportation and infrastructure, supporting the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, which will allow authorized federal funding for transportation and infrastructure projects in California and across the country to continue through the deadline of July 31st

Congressman Garamendi Cosponsors Transformational Transportation Bill: The GROW AMERICA Act

Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA), together with 19 Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Democrats, introduced H.R. 2410, the Administration’s GROW AMERICA Act. The bill is a long-term surface transportation reauthorization bill that provides robust funding to address our nation’s infrastructure crisis. Democrats offered this six-year, $478 billion bill as Congress must develop a long-term transportation bill this summer

Coast Guard Bill that Garamendi Co-Authored Passes House of Representatives

the House of Representatives passed the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015 (H.R. 1987) by a unanimous voice vote. Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, co-authored this bipartisan legislation and welcomed its passage.


On Friday, Rep. Pete Aguilar (CA-31) took to the House floor to fight for funding to improve California transportation and infrastructure. With only four legislative days left until the Highway and Transit Trust Fund expires, Rep. Aguilar urged House leadership to take action to address funding for transportation projects and crumbling infrastructure throughout California and the nation

House Bill Funds Critical Infrastructure and Offers Relief from California’s Drought

“In two days, the House moved in quick succession to pass the first two appropriations bills for fiscal year 2016. Today’s Energy and Water appropriations bill provides necessary resources for America’s infrastructure, including our electric grid, nuclear stockpiles, and critical water projects.

Reps. Huffman, Blumenauer, DeSaulnier to Hold Public Forum on Transportation Infrastructure

Next Wednesday, May 6th, Congressmen Jared Huffman (CA-02), Earl Blumenauer (OR-03), and Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) will hold a public forum on transportation infrastructure. The public forum will be held at Autodesk headquarters in San Rafael and focus on innovation in transportation infrastructure and the impending insolvency of the Highway Trust Fund, which funds transportation projects across the United States


After months of public comment and exhaustive review, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today joined top federal officials to unveil plans that accelerate restoration of the Delta's ecosystem and fix the state's aging water infrastructure.

Valadao Offers Amendment to FY16 Energy & Water Appropriations Bill

Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21), a Member of the House Appropriations Committee, offered an amendment during Full Committee Markup, aimed at increasing water infrastructure throughout California.

Rep. Lowenthal, Stakeholders Issue ‘Call to Action’ on Critical Need for Long-term Freight Infrastructure...

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) joined with Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) and major goods movement leaders from both the public and private sector in calling for immediate action by Congress to pass a surface transportation reauthorization bill that specifically includes dedicated funding for rebuilding and upgrading our nation’s crumbling freight infrastructure

Rep. Mark Takano Statement on March Air Reserve Base Receiving Department of Transportation Grant...

Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA) released the following statement after the Department of Transportation announced that March Air Reserve Base in Riverside, CA has been awarded a $2.5 million grant for infrastructure improvements

Popular Government & Nonprofit Press Releases

Recent Government & Nonprofit Press Releases

Napolitano’s Statement on Trump Administration’s Attack on Clean Water

Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte), issued the following statement after the Trump administration announced a new proposal—claiming it to be pro-industry—which would weaken federal clean water rules, putting at risk the health and safety of millions of Americans