House of Representatives and Senate Introduce Resolutions Recognizing National Public Works Week
On May 15, Representative Angie Craig (D-MN) introduced H.Res.969, recognizing National Public Works Week as taking place from May 17 to May 23, 2020. Representatives Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Dina Titus (D-NV), co-chairs of the House Public Works and Infrastructure Caucus, were the original cosponsors of the Resolution.
On May 19, Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) introduced S.Res.586, a similar Resolution. Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) and several other senators from both parties were original cosponsors of the Resolution. The Resolution passed the Senate by unanimous consent.
The Resolution honors the contributions public works professionals across the nation make to their communities, and specifically highlights how they continue to provide these services during the coronavirus pandemic.
For more information on celebrating National Public Works Week 2020, click here.