118th Annual Conference Sessions: Federal Advocacy

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Sessions for Sunday, June 9

No federal advocacy sessions for June 9

Sessions for Monday, June 10

10 Jun
10:30 AM-12:10 PM ET
Tangerine Ballroom, WF2

Halfway Through: What Can IIJA Still Do for You?

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) provides over a half-trillion dollars in infrastructure investment to communities due to a bipartisan effort to enhance the nation's traditional and non-traditional infrastructure network. Come to this session to hear from representatives from the U.S. Department of Transportation, the National Telecommunications Information Administration, and Environmental Protection Agency to understand the investments already made and the opportunities ahead.

2 CPE credits

Sessions for Tuesday, June 11

11 Jun
10:20 AM-Noon ET
Tangerine Ballroom, WF3

Year in Washington: Federal Updates

GFOA's Federal Liaison Center keeps a watchful eye on congressional and regulatory activity in Washington, D.C. for members. In this session, speakers will highlight major actions at the federal level and what finance professionals need to be aware of now. Attendees will also hear about what to watch for in the coming year including federal funding opportunities, upcoming unfunded mandates and predictions for the 119th Congress.

11 Jun
2:00 PM-3:15 PM ET
Tangerine Ballroom, WF2

Update on the Financial Data Transparency Act

In 2022, legislation passed congress requiring public entities to utilize articulated data standards in financial and other information reported to stakeholders through the MSRB's Electronic Municipal Market Access (EMMA) platform. Come to this session to see where we are the process, what specific outreach is needed, and what you need to do to prepare.

1.5 CPE credit
11 Jun
3:35 PM-4:50 PM ET
Tangerine Ballroom, WF1

What's In It For You: Leveraging the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA)

In 2022, Congress expanded tax credits aimed to revolutionize U.S. energy investments and production utilizing green and renewable methods. Come to this session to hear from the U.S. Treasury and fellow finance officers on utilizing this unique opportunity for local communities.

Sessions for Wednesday, June 12

No federal advocacy sessions for June 12