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
Capitol Hill Reception
Thursday – May 18, 2017
All Day -- Hill Visits Read More