Long Meets with Businesses about Transportation Needs
Posted on June 1, 2015 09:43 am CDT
Congressman Billy Long met with Neosho, Missouri business leaders Thursday to talk about discuss the importance of transportation.
The Neosho Business and Industrial Foundation works to attract businesses and jobs to the area. They hope Long (R - MO 7th District) will support legislation to move along efforts to grow the local economy.
"When I go back to Washington and we're working on these different problems, I can say, 'Hey, I know that the north-south is okay, but we need more work on the east to west. And we need more intermodal facilities in our part of the country, and things like that,' Long said. "So, it really does a lot of good to come and have these localized meetings."
Transportation funding across the country has been secured for this summer. The Transportation Infrastructure Committee is currently working on a long-term bill.