A Network of the National Association of State Treasurers

Advocacy Center

Advocacy Center

Be there and be heard. Virtually of course.

SDMN members can register for NAST’s Virtual 2021 Legislative Conference. We are holding a week-long virtual experience for members to engage with federal decisionmakers to see what’s in store for the 117th Congress and new Administration, and advocate for sensible federal policies around state finances.

What We're Tracking

Policy Update—

Admin and Senators Reach Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework

Policy Update—

Admin and Senators Reach Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework

Policy Update—

Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (CSLFRF)

Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (CSLFRF)

June 18, 2021
Update as of June 17, 2021: U.S. Treasury Department releases updated FAQs. UPDATE as of May 25, 2021: U.S. Treasury...

Policy Update—

Bipartisan Group of Senators Release Infrastructure Proposal

Bipartisan Group of Senators Release Infrastructure Proposal

June 17, 2021
A group of 20 Senators have signed onto a bipartisan infrastructure principles document. The proposal would introduce $579 billion in...
President Biden joined by bipartisan group of Senators to announce infrastructure agreement framework.

Legislative Tracker—

Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Tracker
Construction of the Bay Bridge

Legislative Tracker—

The American Jobs Plan
U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

Legislative Tracker—

American Rescue Plan (COVID-19 Response VI)
COVID Illustration

Legislative Tracker—

2020 Year End COVID-19 Emergency Relief Package

Issues Explained

Crescent City Bridge in New Orleans, LA

101 Brief—

Advance Refunding Bonds
Small town street

101 Brief—

Bank Qualified Debt
Street in Midtown Manhattan

101 Brief—

Direct Subsidy Bonds

More News

Open for business sign at a small shop.

Policy Update—

Treasury’s CDFI Fund Opens Funding Round for Rapid Response Program
Small Coffee Shop

Policy Update—

Changes to PPP Loan Priorities to Enhance Equity
Homes on a residential street.

Policy Update—

Emergency Rental Assistance Program Updated FAQs

Policy Update—

FEMA Statement on 100% Cost Share
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issued a statement today indicating that “all work eligible under FEMA’s existing COVID-19 policies, including increasing medical capacity, non-congregate...
U.S. Department of Transportation Building in Washington, D.C.

Advocacy Letter—

NAST Congratulates Secretary Buttigieg
Sen Collins and GOP COVID Group

Policy Update—

Senators Release $600B COVID-19 Proposal