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The Pennsylvania Legislative Council News

Please watch this space for news about the activities of the Pennsylvania Legislative Council (PLC)

The PLC is a Sub-Group in ASCE's Region 2 that comprises its 4 Sections - Central Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh Sections - in the State of Pennsylvania. The other 3 Sections in the Region are: Delaware, Maryland and the National Capital Sections.

An ASCE Press Conference was held on June 25, for the release of the 2014 Report Card for Pennsylvania’s Infrastructure

The Press Conference was held on June 25, 2014 at 11:00 AM at the South Shore Riverfront Park, on the Monongahela waterfront below the Hofbräuhaus, 2705 S. Water St., Pittsburgh, PA 15203. Speakers at the event included: Ralph Gilbert, PE, F.ASCE, Immediate Past President, Pittsburgh Section, ASCE, who will announce the Report Card Grades; Gregory Scott, PE, M.ASCE, Master of Ceremonies; and Guest Speakers:Daniel Cessna PE, PennDOT Engineering; ASCE District 11 District Executive Dennis Davin; Allegheny County, Director of Economic Development Bill Flanagan, Allegheny Conference on Community Development Executive Vice President, Corporate Relations.The Pittsburgh Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is excited to announce the release of the 2014 Report Card for Pennsylvania Infrastructure (ReportCard) The four Sections of ASCE in Pennsylvania (Central Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh) have developed and released the Report Card every four years since 2006. Together the four ASCE Sections in Pennsylvania represent nearly 6,000 members of the civil engineering profession. Using a simple A to F school reportcard format, the 2014 Report Card provides a comprehensive assessment of current infrastructure conditions and needs, assigns grades, and makes recommendations on how to raise the grades. The goal of the 2014 Report Card is to raise the public’s awareness of needs for increased investment in the Commonwealth’s infrastructure, and to applaud the recent passage of the funding bills that will help raise the infrastructure grades as projects get completed. An additional goal is to give policymakers solid recommendations that the Commonwealth can use to better regulate and fund infrastructure. For more information, please contact Gregory Scott, ASCE PARC, Ad Hoc Committee Chair, 412-523-2995, or Jodi Klebick, 412-977-2402