Congressional Spotlight


Hear leading members of Congress discuss critical pending planning legislation related to infrastructure, housing, resiliency, and climate change. U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) is a forceful champion for planning and infrastructure investment. She has been a leading voice on Capitol Hill about the nation’s housing crisis and introduced the Housing Supply and Affordability Act. This legislation would directly support local zoning-reform and housing action plans. She will talk about this groundbreaking legislation and opportunities for passage in the pending budget legislation. Learn about the congressional agenda for housing and infrastructure and the policy shifts that will affect your plans and your community.

  • Improve local efforts at zoning reform and housing action plans with insights about federal legislation and funding.
  • Produce local plans, recovery initiatives, and budget projections based on projected federal appropriations and budget reconciliation programs.
  • Increase understanding of the impact of the national political landscape on key planning resources and requirements.