HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Latham, executive vice president of Associated Pennsylvania Constructors, issued the following statement in reaction to the nomination of Leslie Richards as PennDOT secretary:
"We are very pleased with Ms. Richards' nomination and commend Governor-elect Wolf for his choice for PennDOT secretary. She brings private-sector and large-breadth public policy experience and an impressive transportation background to this very important cabinet post. We look forward to working with her to continue to build on the success of the Act 89 transportation funding package in the years ahead.
"APC also applauds Governor-elect Wolf's decision to retain the talents of Barry Schoch as an adviser on infrastructure matters. Mr. Schoch is nationally recognized for his creativity and innovation and will be an asset to the administration."
APC is a trade association of more than 400 members, including contractors, consulting engineers, material suppliers, manufacturers, and others with an interest in Pennsylvania's road and bridge construction industry.
SOURCE Associated Pennsylvania Constructors