TITLE

Officials must act on highway bill

PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);10/19/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 42, pP28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The article explores the author's views on the September 30, 2009 expiration of the Highway Reauthorization Bill. He quotes MaryKaye Cashman, executive officer for Cashman Equipment, who highlights the inexistence of construction activities in the U.S. The author believes that Southern Nevada and the rest of the nation need transportation improvements. He urges Nevada's congressional delegation to prioritize the bill and act on it.
ACCESSION #
45309379

 

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