WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, praised the passage of S. Res. 641, a resolution—led by U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.)—she, along with a bipartisan group of senators, introduced designating the week of May 15 through May 21, 2022, as National Public Works Week. The resolution encourages the public to recognize and celebrate the important contributions that public works officials make every day to improve public infrastructure in the United States.

“It’s important that we recognize and thank the men and women who work hard every day to maintain our nation’s infrastructure, and this National Public Works Week is the perfect chance to do just that,” Ranking Member Capito said. “These public works professionals serve their communities tirelessly and keep our country’s infrastructure strong and safe. We are grateful for their work and dedication.”

The following senators joined Senators Capito and Inhofe in introducing the resolution: U.S. Senators Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Tom Carper (D-Del.), Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), Alex Padilla (D-Calif.), and Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.).

Full text of the resolution can be viewed here.

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