Senate Chair Provides Encouragement At #LIFT4MD Hearing

MACo Associate Director Barbara Zektick joined several local elected officials, public works officials and county engineers in support of its initiative bill, Senate Bill 586, Local Infrastructure Fast Track for Maryland in the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee. At the conclusion of the hearing, regarding restoration of highway user revenues, Chair Edward Kasemeyer provided encouragement. He stated … Continue reading Senate Chair Provides Encouragement At #LIFT4MD Hearing

Infrastructure Matters. Call for a #LIFT4MD & Tweet Today!

Our local infrastructure needs a LIFT4MD – a Local Infrastructure Fast Track for Maryland. Today, Tuesday, March 7, join MACo and fellow stakeholders in making the call for a #LIFT4MD. Help us get meaningful local infrastructure funding in the State budget, restored highway user revenues, and an honest assessment of the state of all our … Continue reading Infrastructure Matters. Call for a #LIFT4MD & Tweet Today!

Prince George’s Officials: #LIFT4MD “Desperately Needed”

This legislative session, Prince George’s leadership is focused on  infrastructure needs and wants a Local Infrastructure Fast Track (#LIFT4MD), writes The Prince George’s Sentinel.  The article shares a few of the more than 350 tweets posted through MACo’s hashtag campaign advocating for reinvestment in local bridges, roads and other infrastructure, noting that “Prince George’s County Executive … Continue reading Prince George’s Officials: #LIFT4MD “Desperately Needed”

Infrastructure Matters. Give A #LIFT4MD & Tweet Today!

Our local infrastructure needs a LIFT4MD – a Local Infrastructure Fast Track for Maryland. Today, Tuesday, December 13, join MACo and fellow stakeholders in making the call for a #LIFT4MD. Help us get meaningful local infrastructure funding in the State budget, restored highway user revenues, and an honest assessment of the state of all our infrastructure … Continue reading Infrastructure Matters. Give A #LIFT4MD & Tweet Today!

County Officials Advocate For A #LIFT4MD at #MACoCon

On Thursday, December 8 at 10:30 am, MACo Winter Conference attendees focused on the importance of local infrastructure investment at the general session, #LIFT4MD: Local Infrastructure Fast Track for Maryland.” The Honorable Jerry Walker, Council Member, Anne Arundel County introduced the session by making a push for interested stakeholders to advocate for local infrastructure investment by … Continue reading County Officials Advocate For A #LIFT4MD at #MACoCon

Help Lift Local Infrastructure – Tweet On 12/13 #LIFT4MD

Our local infrastructure needs a LIFT – a Local Infrastructure Fast Track. On Tuesday, December 13, join MACo and fellow stakeholders in making the call for a #LIFT4MD. Help us get meaningful local infrastructure funding in the State budget, restored highway user revenues, and an honest assessment of the state of all our infrastructure – from wires … Continue reading Help Lift Local Infrastructure – Tweet On 12/13 #LIFT4MD

Will Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Provide A #LIFT4MD?

Will President-elect Donald Trump’s professed commitment to infrastructure investment provide a Local Infrastructure Fast Track for Maryland, and help Maryland’s roads, bridges, rails and pipes? Trump’s vision for infrastructure investment, according to his website, would: Transform America’s crumbling infrastructure into a golden opportunity for accelerated economic growth and more rapid productivity gains with a deficit-neutral … Continue reading Will Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Provide A #LIFT4MD?

#LIFT4MD: Local Infrastructure Fast Track for Maryland @ #MACoCon

Everyone who lives, works, shops, moves and breathes in Maryland depends upon its infrastructure. Re-investing in infrastructure – a call being heard at every level of government – is good for Maryland jobs, business attractiveness, and quality of life across the state. Every few years, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)’s Report Card for America’s Infrastructure … Continue reading #LIFT4MD: Local Infrastructure Fast Track for Maryland @ #MACoCon

U.S. Infrastructure Gets “D+”; 24% of MD Roads In Poor Condition

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has graded the U.S.’s infrastructure with a D+, estimating that it would take an additional $2 trillion by 2025 to bring that grade to a B. The Infrastructure Report Card is one of the most frequently cited reports on the condition of infrastructure in the country. The U.S. has … Continue reading U.S. Infrastructure Gets “D+”; 24% of MD Roads In Poor Condition

Senate Subcommittee Pares Back Highway User Revenues

The Senate Budget and Taxation Public Safety, Transportation and Environment Subcommittee voted to reduce the Governor’s proposal to provide transportation capital grants to counties and Baltimore City. Counties’ share was reduced from $27.4 million to $12.8 million.  This includes $4 million of capital grants which counties have received since fiscal 2016. Baltimore City’s share was reduced … Continue reading Senate Subcommittee Pares Back Highway User Revenues