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Looking for Superbowl Options During the Conference?

The Ritz will have the game showing in all the bar and lounge areas with no cover charge. If you prefer to make a reservation for a group, click HERE to see more formal group options at the Ritz. Below are some spots in the immediate neighborhood of the Ritz: Stoney’s on L  http://www.stoneysonl.com/ Café…

Collaboration: A Key to Building Stronger Regions

By Valarie J. McCall, Chair, American Public Transportation Association, and Secretary, Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency Congratulations! Input from NARC and its members has helped shape a new federal transportation bill – the first long-term, fully funded surface transportation bill Congress has enacted in ten years. We now transition from prolonged efforts seeking enactment of…

Want to Influence National Energy Policy?

Building energy codes are an effective tool that regions and local governments can use to reduce energy consumption, electricity bills, and carbon emissions. These codes set the minimum energy efficiency requirements for building construction and renovation. Building energy codes improve efficiency by creating construction guidelines and selecting building components, including wall and ceiling insulation, window…

Omnibus Spending Package Details

Congress passed the 2016 Omnibus Appropriations bill to keep the government open through the end of the fiscal year, September 30, 2016. The legislation includes funding for virtually the entire federal government, totaling approximately $1.15 trillion. The bill avoided the automatic spending cuts set back in 2013 (known as sequestration) in addition to some last…

Omnibus Spending Package Transportation Update

This week, Congress released a $57.6 billion spending package for Transportation-Housing and Urban Development (THUD) programs for fiscal year 2016 as part of the larger Omnibus funding package. The THUD bill adopts the policies and funding levels from the newly-passed FAST Act. The plan also reversed cuts from the TIGER grant program to maintain the…

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