APA Federal Policy Briefing

Federal Policy & Program Briefing
Federal Policy & Program Briefing | September 30–October 2 | Washington | CM
Lame ducks. Fiscal flux. Program cuts. The Beltway is in a twist. How will Washington's policies and politics play out in your community? Come to APA's 2012Federal Policy & Program Briefing and prepare for planning in a time of challenge and change. This year's sessions will cover:
  • The new federal transportation law — MAP-21
  • Threats to American Community Survey funding
  • Challenges to community development grants
  • The new economy and the looming "fiscal cliff"
  • Strategies for countering critics of planning
  • The outlook for the November elections and beyond
Change is coming over the Hill. Be there to meet it.

> Register now
Added Attractions
Register for both days of FPPB and get free admission to the next event in APA's Daniel Burnham Forum on Big Ideas, Sunday evening at the National Building Museum. And sign up for a Monday morning breakfast session on "Winning Federal Grants for Your Community." See if the early bird catches the funds!
Planners' Day on Capitol Hill
Stay through October 2 for Planners' Day on Capitol Hill. Enter your home ZIP code + 4 on your registration form and let APA arrange meetings with your congressional representatives. Planning needs strong advocates. Speak out on the Hill.
Contact govtaffairs@planning.org.

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