A water value and a section of the water line were replaced near Chestnut and North Main streets, Mount Vernon, in August 2016. The city is grappling with ways to balance the budget and still find revenue streams that will fund much needed infrastructure improvements for both the water and wastewater departments. Senator Sherrod Brown said Ohio needs $14 billion for such improvements.

Brown presents infrastructure plan

During his campaign, President Donald Trump promised a $1 trillion investment in American infrastructure. Senate Democrats, including Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown, want to hold Trump accountable for that promise to improve the nation’s transportation, water, housing and community infrastructure, and in the process create thousands of manufacturing and construction jobs in Ohio.


January 25, 2017

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