Government Affairs Committee

In support of BPC’s broader advocacy goals, this committee is focused on legislation and policies related to economic and environmental sustainability in the Bay region. From identifying potential funding opportunities to discussing impacts of pending legislation, the Government Affairs Committee is planning to have a productive 2022 year. The committee thrives on continued discussions that highlight new focuses and is supported by the contributions of hosted speakers, committee members, and organizations connected to BPC.

Government Affairs Committee Policy Goals:

  • Support legislation of benefit to BPC members.
  • Utilize BPC’s advocacy potential to promote positive outcomes for policies of concern.
  • Develop a strong committee membership of varying interests to provide well-informed information.

Committee Chair: 

  • Amara Morrison, Wendel Rosen LLP
  • Christian Marsh, Downey Brand

Join Us!

If you are interested in participating in the Government Affairs Committee or have other questions associated with this committee, please contact Cameron Carr.

Related News:

  • ENS Federal Report – April 8th 2022
    Senate Subcommittee Kicks Off FY 23 Spending Proposal Hearing This past week, Senate Committee on Appropriations’ Subcommittee on Energy and Water convened to review the Biden funding request of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR).  Testifying before Chairman Dianne Feinstein and her subcommittee members were Mike Connor, Assistant […]
  • ENS Resources: Washington Policy Update 03/11/22
    Facing a March 11 deadline to approve a final $1.5 trillion fiscal year 2022 spending bill that would be the first full Biden budget becoming law, the House and Senate voted to send the Omnibus Appropriations Bill to the president for enactment in the early hours of March 11.  The Senate approved the measure with sixty-three votes, […]
  • WETA Awarded Grant to Build Electric Ferry
    SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) today announced that it has been awarded $3.4 million by the U.S. Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to build a zero-emission, electric ferry to connect San Francisco’s growing Treasure Island and Mission Bay neighborhoods. “With this new funding, WETA will be able to […]