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Transportation Secretary Calls for Renewed Federal Infrastructure Investment at AGC Co-hosted Forum

December 16, 2010
AGC of America co-hosted a forum Wednesday in Charleston, S.C., to call for renewed federal infrastructure investment. The forum featured U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell and Charleston Mayor Joe Riley, Jr. The policy forum focused on the importance of smart infrastructure investment as a way to maintain America's economic competitiveness and enhance our quality of life. The forum was in partnership with AGC, Mayor Riley's office, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Building America's Future Educational Fund. AGC member Randy Snow of Charleston-based United Infrastructure Group represented AGC during a December 14 media event and editorial board meeting in advance of the forum, and during the forum itself. The news was covered in the Charleston Regional Business Journal, Charleston Post and Courier, the Associated Press and local television stations, including WCIV and WCSC. For more information, contact Brian Turmail at (703) 837-5310 or turmailb@agc.org.
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