Rep. John Boozman, R-Ark., was named ranking minority member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s water resources and environment subcommittee, which oversees the wastewater state revolving loan fund.

The wastewater SRF provides low-interest loans to local governments and operators of sewer facilities to pay for infrastructure improvements and maintenance. The program has become a primary source of water infrastructure financing and about 27 states have leveraged their programs by issuing tax-exempt bonds.

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