October 4-6, 2011 | Washington, D.C.
SLC Economic Development, Transportation & Cultural Affairs Committee Delegation
CSG Transportation Policy Academy
Legislators from three SLC states participated in a Washington, D.C. transportation fly-in October 4-6, 2011, organized by The Council of State Governments. Senator Bill Sample – Arkansas (Member, Arkansas Senate Transportation Committee; Vice Chair, SLC Economic Development, Transportation & Cultural Affairs Committee); Representative Hubert Collins – Kentucky (Chair, Kentucky House Transportation Committee; Former Chair, SLC Economic Development, Transportation & Cultural Affairs Committee); and Senator Robert D. Beach – West Virginia (Chair, West Virginia Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee) represented the SLC at the fly-in. The legislators joined their colleagues from the other three CSG regions for a series of presentations and discussions on the re-authorization of federal transportation funding. The fly-in also included a series of visits to Capitol Hill where the SLC legislators met with their Congressional delegations to impress upon them the urgent need for federal transportation re-authorization legislation.