Gov. Ed Rendell Applauds President for Highlighting Importance of Infrastructure Investment
WASHINGTON, DC – President Barack Obama included infrastructure investment in the State of the Union speech tonight.
BAF-SC Releases Report on the Need for Repairs to the State’s Roads, Bridges, and Ports
Smart infrastructure plan is necessary to meet the demands of the 21st century and boost the economy
BAF-SC and Myrtle Beach Officials Seek Answers From Presidential Candidates
Groups Discuss I-73, Infrastructure Reform and Urge Presidential Candidates to Lay Out Infrastructure Plans
TV Ad in South Carolina Highlights Need for Smart Infrastructure Investment
Ad to Run on South Carolina Broadcast and Cable Television
Forum: Local and National Leaders Stress Importance of Infrastructure Investment and Reform
JACKSONVILLE, FL – Building America’s Future Educational Fund and the JAX Chamber co-hosted a policy forum today to discuss how a strategic and long-term plan of smart infrastructure investments would grow the economy and enhance economic competitiveness. The discussion included a frank conversation on Jacksonville’s infrastructure challenges and ways to bring greater transparency to our nation’s transportation policy so that policy decisions are made based on economics, not politics.
Infrastructure Forum - January 5, 2012 - Jacksonville, FL
The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce and Building America's Future Educational Fund co-hosted a forum about Jacksonville's transportation infrastructure on Jan. 5, from 8-10 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront.
The forum examined the importance of investing in infrastructure improvements and its regional and national impact on the economy, job growth and quality of life. Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, co-chair of Building America's Future Educational Fund, was the keynote speaker.
BAF Applauds ASCE’s “Failure to Act” Report on Water Infrastructure
WASHINGTON, DC – The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released its new report (“Failure to Act – The Economic Impact of Current Investment Trends in Water and Wastewater Treatment Infrastructure”) today detailing the economic impact of failing to address the nation’s water infrastructure needs. In response, Marcia Hale, President of Building America’s Future issued the following statement:
Where's the Plan? BAF-SC Joins Ports Officials to Seek Answers
JAX Chamber and Building America’s Future Educational Fund to Host Forum on Jacksonville’s Infrastructure
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Dec. 1, 2011) – The JAX Chamber and Building America’s Future Educational Fund are co-hosting a forum about Jacksonville’s transportation infrastructure on Thursday, Jan. 5, from 8 to 10 a.m., at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront.
BAF Applauds Bipartisan Push for Reauthorized Transportation Bill
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. House of Representatives Aaron Schock (R-IL) and John Carney (D-DE) submitted a letter signed by 111 colleagues to President Barack Obama urging a six-year and fully funded transportation reauthorization bill. The letter included signatures from 62 Democrats and 49 Republicans. In response, Marcia Hale, President of Building America’s Future issued the following statement: