CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Greater Cleveland Partnership:
Who: Keynote speaker U.S. Representative Bill Shuster (R-PA-9), chairman of the powerful House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, and special guest U.S. Representative Bob Gibbs (R-OH-7), chairman, Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water & Environment.
What: Annual Meeting of Build Up Greater Cleveland (BUGC), a regional collaborative of public- and private-sector organizations that support infrastructure investment. Now in its 30th year, BUGC focuses on, and advocates for, public policies that advance the economy, transportation and infrastructure investment, as well as catalytic infrastructure projects throughout Northeast Ohio.
More than 200 transportation and business leaders from Northeast Ohio and across the Great Lakes Region will attend.
When: Monday, August 26, 2013, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Windows on the River, 2000 Sycamore Street in the Flats
Key Highlights: Chairman Shuster’s remarks will focus on issues currently before the committee, including the pending reauthorization of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA); dredging and the Great Lakes; and reauthorization of the Surface Transportation Act, all of which will significantly impact the future of Northeast Ohio’s water resources and transportation and infrastructure projects.
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About Build Up Greater Cleveland (BUGC)
Since its inception in 1983, BUGC has been instrumental in facilitating over $6 billion in infrastructure investments in Greater Cleveland. The Greater Cleveland Partnership plays an integral role as a consensus builder and advocate in procuring necessary legislative support and financing to bring vital infrastructure projects to fruition.