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Congressman Steve Austria Meets with Local CSI and AGC

(Patrick Hansford (l), Hansford & Associates, Congressman Steve Austria, and Randy Fox (r), Executive Director AGC West Central Ohio Division)

Steve Austria, U.S. House of Representatives, Ohio's 7th District, spoke at a Joint Meeting of the Associated General Contractors, West Central Ohio Division and the Dayton/Miami Valley Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute, on Tuesday, March 9, 2010. He shared his experiences in office as a Freshman C ongressman dealing with bills including Stimulus Funding, Cap and Trade amendment, and Healthcare Reform. Congressman Austria emphasized the importance of Wright Patterson Air Force Base on the local community and discussed the Blue Ribbon Commission. He said the Group's goal is to submit recommendations on how more local companies can win contracts with the base to create jobs in the local area. In conclusion, the Congressman pledged his ongoing support and desire to outreach to the people and local businesses he serves.