WASHINGTON, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, May 14, Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) will deliver keynote addresses on the importance of infrastructure investment during the "America's Infrastructure Opportunity: Bridging the Financing Gap" conference hosted by McGraw Hill Financial, the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Bipartisan Policy Center.
The half-day event, taking place from 8:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, will feature a series of moderated conversations with top U.S. appointed and elected officials and private sector leaders on how the government and the private sector can work together to spur economic growth and job creation through American infrastructure development.
Also participating will be representatives from the following organizations:
- U.S. Department of Agriculture
- U.S. Department of Transportation
- U.S. General Services Administration
- Office of Governor John Kitzhaber (D-OR)
Press Information: This event is open to media. Please contact David Wargin (firstname.lastname@example.org / 202-383-2298) or Lee Alman (email@example.com / 212-704-4577) for more information and download the agenda for further details. All remarks will be on the record.
About McGraw Hill Financial
McGraw Hill Financial is a leading financial intelligence company providing the global capital and commodity markets with independent benchmarks, credit ratings, portfolio and enterprise risk solutions, and analytics. The Company's iconic brands include Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, S&P Capital IQ, S&P Dow Jones Indices, Platts, CRISIL, J.D. Power and McGraw Hill Construction. The Company has approximately 17,000 employees in 29 countries. Additional information is available at http://www.mhfi.com/.
About American Society of Civil Engineers
Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) represents more than 140,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide and is America's oldest national engineering society. Additional information is available at http://www.asce.org/.
About Bipartisan Policy Center
Founded in 2007 by former Senate Majority Leaders Howard Baker, Tom Daschle, Bob Dole and George Mitchell, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) is a non-profit organization that drives principled solutions through rigorous analysis, reasoned negotiation and respectful dialogue. With projects in multiple issue areas, BPC combines politically-balanced policymaking with strong, proactive advocacy and outreach. Additional information is available at http://www.bipartisanpolicy.org/.
SOURCE McGraw Hill Financial