Kansas Contractors Association

The Kansas Contractors Association is a professional association of contractors and those who provide supplies and services to the heavy, highway and utility construction industry.   Working together, our members promote a better industry by advancing their level of skill,  integrity and responsibility while improving the quality of life in our communities. 

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Transportation Fly-In

  • May 17, 2017
  • 2:30 PM
  • May 18, 2017
  • 9:00 PM
  • Washington, D.C.

Registration

  • May 16th and 17th come to Washington and tell Congress how you feel about transportation funding.

Please register and let us know if you will attend.
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    Make plans to join us as KCA members go to Washington to visit with our Congressional Delegation to discuss funding infrastructure projects in Kansas.

     Final plans are undetermined however a Kansas dinner has been scheduled at 6:30 at Filomena's in Georgetown at 1063 Wisconsin Avenue NW on Wednesday May 17th.  You are encouraged to attend the dinner and also the  meetings held at the hotel prior to the dinner.

     On Thursday, May 18th, we will go to the Hill and meet our Kansas delegation.  We have already set up a few appointments and others will be made by May 15th.

     Those leaders  we hope to meet with include:

9:30 am      Senator Jerry Moran                   521 Dirksen

10:30 am    Senator Pat Roberts                   109 Hart
11:45 am    Rep. Kevin Yoder                        2433 Rayburn
12:15 pm    Lunch at Capitol Hill Club          300 First Street
1:30 pm      Rep. Ron Estes                              2452 Rayburn
2:30 pm      Rep. Lynn Jenkins                       1526 Longworth
4:00 pm      Rep. Roger Marshall                     312 Cannon

     We will all have a small libation after our meeting with Congressman Dr. Marshall and meet for dinner at 6 pm  at the Capitol Grille  601 Pennsylvania NW.

     These are tentative plans and will be finalized as we get closer to the events in May.   If you are interested in attending, please contact Bob Totten at 785/266-4152.

    Transportation and hotel reservations are your responsibility. Here is more information from ARBTA.

Hotel: Hyatt Regency Washington, 400 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20001. Make your reservations directly with the Hyatt Regency by calling 1-888-421-1442 or 1-202-737-1234. The room rate is $329 per night and the registration cut-off date is April 17. The Hyatt does not have rooms on May 15. Rooms are quickly filling up for May 16. This time of year in DC rooms go fast.

There are rooms available at the Washington Courts Hotel on May 15, 16, 17. To reserve a room at the Washington Courts Hotel please call: 202-628-2100. There is no official room block at this hotel.

Here is the meeting information and schedule. 

Wednesday- May 17, 2017

9:30 – 11:00 AM -- 

Meeting with FHWA Personnel: Topics include: local hire requirements, Buy America Update, Partnering Initiative, Performance Based Prequalification, Work Zone Safety

11:00 – 2:00 PM 

AGC Legislative/Regulatory Briefing (Lunch): Hill staff will detail prospects for Infrastructure Legislation, Reports on Hill Funding Proposals, Outlook for FY 17 and FY 18 Budgets

2:30 – 5:00                                          

TCC Fly-In Legislative Session- Key Administration and Hill Spokespersons will Update the TCC

6:00 PM

Capitol Hill Reception

Thursday – May 18, 2017

All Day -- Hill Visits

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Expected Attendees

Chad Girard

Jim Ralston

Bob Totten

Chris Rech

Austin Hedges




 


Kansas Contractors Association, Inc.
800 SW Jackson, Suite 100
Topeka,  Kansas 66612-1216
Phone (785) 266-4152
FAX (785) 266-6191

Kansas Contractors Association,  Inc.  is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization.

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