HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 53
(By Delegates Howell, Burkhammer, Cooper, Criss, Fast, Gearheart, Hamrick, Hanna, Hardy, Haynes, Hott, Householder, Jennings, Keaton, D. Kelly, J. Kelly, Linville, Martin, Maynard, J. Pack, Paynter, Phillips, Pinson, Pritt, Summers, Tully, Wamsley and Holstein)
[Introduced March 16, 2021]
Requesting the Division of Highways name a portion of Interstate 68 from the Maryland State line to the intersection of Interstate 79 in Monongalia County, the “President Donald J. Trump Highway”.
Whereas, West Virginia thrived under President Trump's leadership; and
Whereas, President Trump strongly supported West Virginia's energy production; and
Whereas, President Trump deserves enormous credit for his inspiring leadership of Operation Warp Speed that has given us multiple Covid 19 vaccines, now saving West Virginia lives; and
Whereas, For the first time in a quarter-century, Arab nations agreed to normalized relations with Israel with President Trump’s Abraham Accords, created the Afghan Peace Deal, and ended Isis's reign, ending the need for the West Virginia National Guard to go into harm’s way; and
Whereas, President Trump built some 423 new miles of impressive border wall now standing guard at our southern border protecting Americans for the massive influx of Illegal Aliens that were making it harder for West Virginians to find jobs; and
Whereas, President Trump in 2020 signed the USMCA pact with our neighbors Mexico and Canada, a material improvement over the outdated and unfair NAFTA that destroyed West Virginia jobs; and
Whereas, It is fitting that West Virginia honors Donald J. Trump's commitment to West Virginia by naming Interstate 68 in his honor; therefore, be it
Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to name a portion of Interstate 68 from the Maryland State line to the intersection of Interstate 79 in Monongalia County, the “President Donald J. Trump Highway”; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to have made and be placed signs at both ends identifying the portion of road as the “President Donald J. Trump Highway”; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the House forward a copy of this resolution to the Commissioner of the Division of Highways.