Solorio-backed bill creates 6,000 new Orange County transportation jobs

For Immediate Release, March 9, 2010

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Governor Signs Bill to Clear the Way for OCTA Shovel-Ready Projects
Solorio-Backed Bill Creates 6,000 New Orange County Transportation Jobs

SACRAMENTO, CA – Yesterday, Governor Schwarzenegger signed Solorio-sponsored legislation (AB 11 X8) allowing the California Transportation Commission to sign agreements with local transportation agencies to advance projects using local funds.

“The Governor understands that nothing should delay funding for transportation projects ready and waiting to get started,” Assemblyman Solorio says. “We appreciate the Governor’s swift action to fast-track this legislation.”

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