Webinar

2020 Election Preview and Public Power Outlook for the 117th Congress

Hear from APPA’s Government Relations staff on key House and Senate races and how their outcome will set the agenda for the 117th Congress. Learn which issues of interest to public power are likely to be addressed in 2021.
October 21, 2020
2:00pm EDT - 3:00pm EDT

Description

In a few weeks, Americans will vote to determine who controls the White House, Senate, and House of Representatives. Will Americans vote to keep divided government or will this be a change election? Hear from APPA’s Government Relations staff on key House and Senate races and how their outcome will set the agenda for the 117th Congress. Learn which issues of interest to public power are likely to be addressed in 2021.

Topics

  • Learn about key races that will decide which party controls the Senate in 2021 and prospects for the House remaining in Democrats’ control
  • Learn which states are likely to decide whether President Trump wins a second term
  • Discuss who may lead House and Senate committees of interest to public power
  • Get a preview of the House and Senate policy agendas in 2021 and how they will impact public power utilities

Speakers

  • Desmarie Waterhouse, Vice President of Government Relations & Counsel, APPA
  • Steve Medved, Government Relations Specialist, APPA

Format and Log-In Information

This webinar will be offered on the Zoom webinar platform.

You will receive your Zoom access link the afternoon before the webinar (around 3 p.m. Eastern). Please reach out to [email protected] if you do not receive that email. 

Registration Information

This webinar is free and only open to APPA utility members, Joint Action Agencies, and State Associations.

Please email [email protected] if you are interested in registering and attending this webinar. 

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Privacy and Security

The American Public Power Association takes your privacy and security very seriously. For this reason, we have put the following security measures in place for this course:

  • A random Meeting ID
  • Password-protected
  • Enabled waiting room to screen meeting participants
  • Restricted screen sharing to hosts only

Code of Conduct

Participants agree to abide by the APPA Code of Conduct. If participants engage in unacceptable behavior as outlined in the code, the Association may take any action it deems appropriate, including but not limited to, expulsion from the current and future meetings, with no warning or refund.

Questions?

Contact us at [email protected].