As a member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, I know that infrastructure impacts every single one of us, each and every day. From the roads we drive on to the goods we buy at the store, it all depends on our nation’s infrastructure.
But this year, it got even more personal for folks on the Treasure Coast. In order to accommodate the Brightline rail expansion, the U.S. Coast Guard is considering a change to the regulations of the St. Lucie River railroad bridge, and the proposal could seriously impede the access of boaters in our community.
We were not going to take that lying down. We showed up in full force to make sure the Coast Guard understands that water is a way of life for us. It was one of my favorite moments of the past year.
Watch the next episode of my #YearInReview now.