At its spring meeting held April 10th at the University of Toledo, the ASCE Ohio Council overwhelming voted to support recent legislation by Representative Jim Renacci (OH-16)for his sponsorship of HR 1846 "Bridge to Sustainable Infrastructure Act". Rep. Renacci held an infrastructure workshop in Cleveland on March 30th with representatives of professional societies, industry groups, local mayors, planning commissions and others to discuss the critical need for finding a long term sustainable solution for the Highway Trust Fund. ASCE was asked to participate. Jim Pajk represented the group at this meeting.
Click the Bridge to Sustainable Infrastructure Act to find out more about this legislation, the current bi-partisan co-sponsors and which groups support this legislation. It is important to note that there are four Ohio members of congress, Reps. Jim Renacci, Marcy Kaptur, Tim Ryan and Bob Gibbs, that hav co-sponsored this legislation.