December 2022 Government & Community Relations Update

Appropriations package includes funding for UO’s Sustainable City Year Program

Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced in a news release that the 2023 omnibus appropriations package that just passed in the Senate includes 145 community-initiated projects in Oregon.

Omnibus text includes waiver for Build America Bonds subsidy expiration

The text of the omnibus bill just released includes a waiver from statutory PAYGO enforcement for FY2023 and FY2024, which means, pending passage of the bill by both chambers, that subsidy payments of Build America Bonds (BABs) will be waived until 2025.