NATaT Co-Sponsors Small Town America Civic Volunteer Award

NATaT is co-sponsoring the Small Town America Civic Volunteer Award, which recognizes the nation’s top 100 small town public service volunteers. Nominations will be accepted July 15 – October 15. In addition to recognizing these hometown heroes, STACVA is designed to spotlight the growing decline in the availability of citizens to fill critical local government roles,[…]

NATaT Supports LOCAL Infrastructure Act

Senators Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) recently introduced the LOCAL Infrastructure Act, which would amend the federal tax code to restore state and local governments’ ability to use advance refunding to manage bond debt and reduce borrowing costs for public projects.  To learn more about the bill, click here.       

Rebuild Rural Coalition Sends Infrastructure Priorities to the White House

NATaT is a member of the Rebuild Rural Coalition that sent a letter to the Biden Administration addressing the needs of rural America in any upcoming infrastructure legislative proposals. More than 250 organizations signed the letter, which highlights the need for federal investment in rural transportation networks, electrical and water systems, and broadband infrastructure, among[…]

NATaT Publishes Special Report on the Consolidation Appropriations Act, 2021

On December 21, 2020, Congress approved the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (H.R. 133), which includes $1.4 trillion in annual appropriations for the federal government. In addition to providing FY2021 appropriations, H.R. 133 includes a $900 billion COVID-19 relief package; the Water Resources Development Act of 2020; extensions of certain tax breaks; energy provisions; legislation[…]

NATaT Sends Letter to Congressional Leadership on COVID Relief Package

On behalf of the more than 10,000 towns and townships across the country, NATaT urged Congressional Leaders to extend the Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) deadline for one year to December 31, 2021; enhance flexibility for CRF to allow funds to replace lost revenue; expand the Paycheck Protection Program to include all 501(c) non-profit organizations; and[…]