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As the Kansas legislative session grappled with a calamitous budget situation, tempers flared and solutions were elusive. A large contingent of women from both chambers and both parties came together and developed the framework for a workable tax plan. People want leaders who work hard to provide
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The Department of Interior announced final revisions to the Endangered Species Act. The changes do not apply to species already listed as threatened or endangered, but alter how future assessments are made.
Bonds and Financing
The scope of tax policy in the U.S. is huge, touching every aspect of our economy. It is not surprising, then, that tax policy is also huge in Washington. In fact, tax is the single most lobbied issued on Capitol Hill, according to OpenSecrets.org. The utility sector is just a small part of that
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On July 16, the American Public Power Association transmitted a letter from 114 public power utilities to congressional taxwriters urging the end of federal budget sequestration of direct payments to issuers of bonds. The letter was sent as Congress is considering whether to allow states and
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Listen to upcoming regulatory developments surrounding the 2015 CCR Rule. This webinar is available to Association members only.
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Dusky gopher frogs, whooping cranes, and Coho salmon, oh my! It might not have the same ring as the iconic line from the Wizard of Oz , but if your utility is neighbors with any Endangered Species Act listed fish, plant, or wildlife species, then you know compliance can be a lengthy, burdensome, and
Ben Kostick has served as a commissioner of the Lewis County Public Utility District in Washington state since 2007 and serves as chair of the American Public Power Association’s Policy Makers Council . The interview occurred in conjunction with the Policy Makers Council Summer Fly-In meeting in