First published in the Dec. 25 print issue of the Burbank Leader.
Congressman Adam Schiff, in a recent press conference, highlighted the “historic investments” of the bipartisan infrastructure bill passed in Congress — including for roads, bridges, highways, public transit and passenger rail — and how they will improve the lives of Los Angeles County residents.
Schiff, a Burbank Democrat, hosted the Glendale conference with state Sen. Anthony Portantino, Assemblywoman Laura Friedman, Glendale Mayor Paula Devine, Glendale Councilman Ardy Kassakhian and L.A. Metro CEO Stephanie Wiggins.
In his speech, Schiff decried the lack of meaningful investment in transportation infrastructure to this point and lauded President Joe Biden for making it a key part of his policy this year. He said the improvements promised in the bill will improve the quality of life here.
“In Los Angeles…