The session features:
Michael Sturino, president and CEO of the Illinois Road and Transportation Builders Association (IRTBA). Sturino will share his experience working with lawmakers in developing lockbox legislation and his ballot measure campaign that won 79 percent of voter approval on the Nov. 8, 2016, ballot.
James Russ, president of the Maryland Transportation Builders and Materials Association (MTBMA). Russ will explore Maryland’s 2014 measure to protect the state’s transportation fund from diversions to non-transportation programs, which was overwhelmingly approved by 82 percent of voters.
Anthony Attanasio, executive director of Utility and Transportation Contractors Association of New Jersey (UTCA of NJ). Attanasio will discuss the development of the state’s transportation fund lockbox legislation, the campaign that ensured the lockbox measure was successfully approved by lawmakers and voters, and how the measure tied in with the October 2016 state motor fuel tax increase.