Rep. Craig leads bipartisan resolution recognizing public works professionals and their impact on the American quality of life
May 18, 2020
Press Release

Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig announced that she is leading bipartisan resolution H. Res. 969 to recognize this week, May 17 through May 23, 2020, as National Public Works Week. Rep. Craig authored this resolution to celebrate the imperative work of our nation’s public works professionals who manage water, sewer, public transportation, and maintain public buildings and grounds. The resolution highlights that these public works professionals have continued to provide these essential services during the ongoing COVID–19 pandemic, placing themselves at increased risk of infection.

“I’m thrilled to recognize this week as National Public Works Week to honor the critical work that goes into keeping our neighborhoods safe and operating smoothly,” said Rep. Craig. “The thousands of engineers, managers, and public works employees serve our communities every day by keeping our roads safe, our water clean and protecting our homes from floods - we owe the quality of life in our communities to these public servants, especially during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.”

As a member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Rep. Craig is fighting to make sure the priorities of local governments across the district are included in a robust infrastructure investment package that keeps our communities strong and thriving for generations to come.

You can read the full text of the resolution here. 

The Resolution is supported by the American Public Works Association and cosponsored by House Public Works and Infrastructure Co-Chairs Rep. Dina Titus (NV-1) and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-1).