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America's Infrastructure Scores a D+

Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Report Card for America’s Infrastructure depicts the condition and performance of American infrastructure in the familiar form of a school report card—assigning letter grades based on the physical condition and needed investments for improvement.

The 2017 Infrastructure Report Card: Grades are in and America’s cumulative infrastructure GPA is a D+. Click on the graphic below to find out where we’ve improved, where we’ve slipped, and learn about how we can improve going forward. InfrastructureReportCard.org/Solutions


ASCE Legislative Fly-In 2019 (Washington, D.C.) 

(Left to right) ASCE OC Government Committee Members MJ Hashemi, Lenard Tran, Kenneth Rosenfield, and Adeleine Tran advocating on behalf of our nation’s infrastructure!

ASCE Region 9 was awarded with the 2019 Outstanding Civil Engineer Advocate of the Year! Congratulations to our ASCE OC's own Elizabeth Ruedas, Adeleine Tran, Lenard Tran, Kenneth Rosenfield, and MJ Hashemi!


ASCE Region 9 Legislative Fly-In 2018 (Sacramento, CA)

ASCE OC Members at the State Capitol Grounds.


December 8, 2010 at Senator Lou Correa's Holiday Open House

 

(Left to right) Mr. Max Madrid, a retired Marine and currently with the Senator as an Staff/Advisor, Mojgan Hashemi ASCE OC Government Relations Committee member, officer Ron Miller (GySgt) of the Marine Corps Reserve at Camp Pendleton who is heading the Toys for Tots cause in South Orange County (www.toysfortots.org), and the Senator Lou Correa.


ASCE Legislative Visit 2008

Legislative Visit 2008

Visiting Senator Dick Ackerman - Left to right: Ziad, Dick, Josue, and Gary.

 

Legislative Visit 2008

The ASCE delegation in front of the Sacramento Capitol.

 

Robert and Darren in the Halls of the Capitol.

Robert and Darren in the Halls of the Capitol.


ASCE Legislative Visit 2007

OC legislative representatives with Senate Minority Leader Dick Ackerman. From left to right: Durry Atassi, Ziad Mazboudi, Gary Gilbert and Grace Lee.

OC legislative representatives with Senate Minority Leader Dick Ackerman. From left to right: Durry Atassi, Ziad Mazboudi, Gary Gilbert and Grace Lee.

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Adeleine J. Tran, P.E.
Government Relations Co-Chair
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Patrick R. Tierney
Government Relations Co-Chair
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Impacts of COVID-19 September 2020

On August 19th, ASCE Orange County Branch and Government Relations Committee hosted a virtual luncheon panel on Infrastructure Funding During COVID-19. The panelists discussed how agency operations and project delivery have been affected, the potential impacts of the upcoming election on infrastructure, and how some key issues remain in focus during the pandemic.

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Final President's Message and Incoming Board

As I conclude my Presidency, I’m very excited to announce our upcoming FY 2020-2021 Board who will continue to build upon what we’ve been able to accomplish during this difficult time.

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Super Tuesday Happy Hour

On March 4th, Super Tuesday, the ASCE Orange County Government Relations Committee held their monthly meeting at TAPS Brewery in Tustin. What's so super about this Tuesday? I hope you're not asking, and you missed the meeting to vote!

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Legislative Fly-In 101 Workshop

On October 30th, just before Halloween, the ASCE Orange County Government Relations Committee met to discuss the upcoming Legislative Day in March 2020. We discussed what attending the event is like and tips to make the applications stand out.

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A Panel on SB 1

ASCE Orange County Transportation & Development Institute and Government Relations Committee co-hosted a panel of leading local transportation agencies to promote the positive impacts of new revenue generated through the SB 1 gas tax increase. All agreed that current, and future, surface transportation projects would not be possible without SB 1 funding.

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2019 California Infrastructure Report Card Luncheon

For our June 2019 Luncheon, ASCE OC Branch and Government Relations Committee invited Mr. Harvey Gobas, P.E., to discuss the recently released 2019 California Infrastructure Report Card.  Overall, our state’s aging infrastructure earns us a grade of "C-". This is not something most of us would be proud of.

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