Category: Legislative Updates

Weatherization Committed to White House Initiative to Bring Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency to Households Across the Country

August 24, 2015

President Obama is committed to taking responsible steps to address climate change, promote clean energy, and ensure a cleaner, more stable environment for future generations. That is why he has announced a robust set of executive actions and private sector commitments to accelerate the transition to cleaner sources of energy and cut energy waste. These actions will continue to expand


EPA Announcement Creates Big Opportunity for Weatherization

June 3, 2014

-- Brad Penney, NASCSP General Counsel -- The National Association for State Community Services Programs (NASCSP) applauds the June 2 release of standards proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce carbon emissions under Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act. Yesterday’s EPA action demonstrates that the United States is prepared to take strong steps to fight global climate


A Bargain at Any Price

January 10, 2014

– By Timothy R. Warfield, Executive Director, NASCSP – As many of us around the country are digging out of a deep freeze, things are heating up on Capitol Hill. The big news is that Congress is actually working on a budget! Even more shocking, there’s a real possibility of some bipartisan agreement. CSBG reauthorization discussions may begin this year as well. Huh?! Perhaps someplace


Beat the Cold with NASCSP Webinars

January 9, 2014

Baby, it's cold outside, but we've got you covered with the hottest news and topics of the day! Kick start the new year with our JANUARY HOT TOPICS Webinar lineup and save your space today! Beat the cold with warm conversation, from the comfort of your own office. Share the love and pass this on to friends and colleagues.  


Legislative Update: Initial Comments on Limited Budget Agreement

December 11, 2013

-- By Brad Penney, General Counsel --  As many of you have seen reported in the media, the Congressional budget negotiators have reached a limited agreement to partially repeal sequestration and fund the government through FY 2015. While this is the first budget deal in three years, it still must be approved by the full Congress.  Since the limited agreement does not deal with entitlements,

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