NY highway chiefs seek more state funds for locals
Posted at: 03/06/2013 9:35 AM
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The public employees who maintain local roads across New York are gathering in Albany to push state officials for increased funding for transportation projects.
Officials with the New York State Association of Town Superintendents of Highways and the New York State County Highway Superintendents Association expect more than 600 highway superintendents, county and town highway officials and transportation advocates to participate Wednesday's gathering at a downtown Albany hotel.
They're calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislators to increase state funding of local bridge and road construction projects as part of a campaign called "Local Roads Matter."
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