Building America’s Future Co-Chair Ed Rendell Applauds Virginia Governor McDonnell for Signing Virginia’s Transportation Funding Plan into Law

WASHINGTON, DC – May 13, 2013 - In response to the transportation bill signed into law by Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, Building America’s Future Co-Chair and former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell issued the following statement:

“Governor Bob McDonnell has shown tremendous leadership by passing and signing into law a transportation funding bill that will provide sustainable investments for Virginia’s roads, bridges and transit systems. The new legislation will provide an additional $5.9 billion in revenue for the state’s transportation infrastructure,” said Rendell. “I applaud Governor McDonnell for taking bold action and making Virginians quality of life a top priority. Through investing in new revenue streams, Governor McDonnell is paving Virginia’s way to greater economic prosperity.”  

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