Congressional Insights 2020


  • Discuss the state of federal infrastructure, appropriations, and transportation reauthorization legislation.

  • Gain insights into recovery, relief, and stimulus policy that can be used at the local level.

  • Get valuable tools to influence legislators and the legislative process.


With the transportation bill set to expire at the end of September, annual funding bills pending, and ongoing debates about relief and recovery legislation, there are critical issues for planning and communities at stake in Congress.  The keynote for day one of the 2020 Policy and Advocacy Conference included leading members of Congress providing an inside perspective on what planners can expect in this vital period, and their remarks. Get insights into how Congress is likely to tackle the top concerns for communities and how planners can be effective and influential with elected officials.