Leaders In Transportation, Economic Development To Hold Panel Discussion on Comprehensive Transportation Funding

On June 13, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Huntingdon Country Club, Huntingdon County Business and Industry and Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce are proud to host a transportation panel discussion and luncheon. Expert panelists will include Pa. Department of Community and Economic Development Alan Walker; Pa. Department of Transportation Deputy Secretary Jim Ritzman; Associate State Director of Federal Advocacy at AARP Desiree Hung; and Associated PA Constructors and Keystone Transportation Funding Coalition Robert Latham. These leaders will discuss the need for a comprehensive transportation funding plan that drives economic development and improves quality of life. 
 
WHAT:     A panel of experts discussing and answering questions on the importance and impact of a long-term transportation   funding solution in Pennsylvania.
WHO:       Pa. Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Alan Walker; Pa. Department of Transportation Deputy Secretary Jim Ritzman; Associate State Director of Federal Advocacy at AARP Desiree Hung; and Associated PA Constructors & Keystone Transportation Funding Coalition Robert Latham.
WHEN:     Thursday, June 13, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WHERE:   Huntingdon Country Club
                  10305 Raystown Rd. Huntingdon, PA 16652
 
Topics will include: PennDOT funding, the gas tax, tolling, Governor Corbett’s Transportation Funding Advisory Commission Report, safety, rail, local government funding, the transportation needs of Huntingdon County’s growing aging population and more. Following the discussion, the panel will be available for questions from the media.
 
RSVP: Please RSVP by June 10, 2013, to ymartin@huntingdonchamber.com if you plan on attending or have any questions.