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Taxing Toilet Paper —Wastewater Finance Savior or Regressive Burden?

June 24, 2014

Many government-owned wastewater systems in the United States are enterprise funds.  That is, they are business-like units within the overall government that should be self-sustaining, taking their revenue from the rates and fees charged to wastewater customers rather than from taxes.  Ideally, wast … Continued

What’s on your desk? POTUS posed to sign Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014

May 27, 2014

This morning, legislation sits on the President of the United States’ desk that will advance policies and funding for the nation’s water infrastructure. Assuming he signs it, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2014 will authorize funding for existing and new water, wastewater, … Continued