Created: March 03, 2021 07:12 PM
State senators and members of the Assembly gathered in Albany, calling for increased state funding in the final state budget for local roads, bridges, and culverts.
They are advocating for local highway superintendents and employees.
They haven't been able to gather in Albany to lobby state lawmakers because of the pandemic.
The "Local Roads Are Essential" advocacy campaign got underway this week.
Learn about a study cited in the campaign and how much it says deficient roads and bridges cost New York state by watching the video.
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