Webinar

APPA Briefing on Congressional Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Hear how three bills passed by Congress responding to the COVID-19 pandemic may help your utility and community during this national crisis and what issues may be addressed in future legislation.
April 3, 2020
2:00pm EDT - 3:00pm EDT

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Description

In March, Congress passed three separate bills responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and a fourth might be considered later this spring. APPA’s Government Relations team has been busy working on behalf of public power utilities, providing important information to the Hill. The Association has kept them informed of electric sector efforts to keep the lights on and protect utility workers, and identified where Congress could be helpful to those efforts.

Hear how these bills may help your utility and community during this national crisis and what issues may be addressed in future legislation.

Topics

  • Recent changes to the Family Medical Leave Act
  • Increased funding to the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
  • Power shut-offs
  • Funding to small businesses to assist them with paying their utility bills
  • Funding to state and local governments, and more.

Speakers

John Godfrey and Amy Thomas, Senior Government Relations Director; and Desmarie Waterhouse, Vice President, Government Relations & Counsel, American Public Power Association

 

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This webinar is being offered free of charge and is only available to American Public Power Association member utilities, state and regional associations, and joint action agencies. Webinars are recorded and available for playback, in case you miss the live version.

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