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Ohio State Senator Capri S. Cafaro Joins Building America’s Future

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Washington, D.C. – Building America’s Future (BAF) is pleased to announce that Ohio State Senator Capri S. Cafaro has joined BAF as a member. Building America’s Future, a bipartisan coalition of current and former elected officials, is co-chaired by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I), former Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood (R), and former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell (D).

Maine Rep. Andrew McLean, House Chairman of Joint Standing Committee on Transportation, Joins Building America’s Future

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Washington, D.C. – Building America’s Future (BAF) is pleased to announce that Maine State Representative Andrew McLean, Chairman of Joint Standing Committee on Transportation, has joined BAF as a member. Building America’s Future, a bipartisan coalition of current and former elected officials, is co-chaired by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I), former Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood (R), and former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell (D).

Building America’s Future Co-Chair Ray LaHood Applauds President Obama’s Clean Transportation Plan

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Washington, D.C. – February 5, 2016 – Today, Building America’s Future co-chair and former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood issued the following statement in favor of President Obama’s newly proposed clean transportation plan:

Building America’s Future Applauds Bipartisan Passage of First Long-Term Transportation Bill in a Decade; Continues Call for Increased Funding Levels

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December 4, 2015 – Washington, D.C. – Today, Building America’s Future applauded the bipartisan passage of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation, or FAST Act, the first long-term transportation funding bill in a decade. However, Building America’s Future expressed concern that the funding levels outlined in the FAST Act are not at the levels required to rebuild and renew America’s crumbling roads, bridges, highways, rails, airports and seaports.

Infrastructure Week 2016 to be held nationwide May 16-23, 2016

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Washington, D.C. — November 20, 2015 — Today, the nation’s largest organizations representing American business, labor, and policy announced the fourth annual Infrastructure Week, to be held the week of May 16-23rd, 2016.Infrastructure Week is a non-partisan, coordinated week of events and programming across the country designed to elevate Americans’ understanding of the role infrastructure – from passenger and freight transportation to water, electricity and broadband networks – plays in their lives.

Building America’s Future Applauds Senator Chris Murphy’s “Fed Up” Initiative

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Washington, D.C. – November 12, 2015 – Today, Building America’s Future President Marcia Hale released the following statement regarding Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy’s “Fed Up” initiative, aimed at compiling and addressing Connecticut residents’ concerns regarding long, frustrating daily commutes:

Building America’s Future Educational Fund Launches New Website

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Washington, D.C. – November 10, 2015 – Today, Building America’s Future Educational Fund announced the launch of its new website, which features a more universally user-friendly design, a mobile version and a blog.

Building America’s Future Releases Statement on the House of Representatives’ Passage of H.R. 22

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Washington, D.C. – November 5, 2015 – Today, Building America’s Future President Marcia Hale issued the following statement regarding H.R. 22, which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 363-64:

Mayor Karl Dean of Nashville, Tennessee Joins Building America’s Future

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September 16, 2015 - Washington, D.C. – Building America’s Future (BAF) and the City of Nashville, Tennessee are pleased to announce that Mayor Karl Dean has joined BAF as a member. Building America’s Future, a bipartisan coalition of current and former elected officials, is co-chaired by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I), former Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood (R), and former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell (D).

Mayor Annise Parker of Houston, Texas Joins Building America’s Future

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September 14, 2015 - Washington, D.C. – Building America’s Future (BAF) and the City of Houston, Texas are pleased to announce that Mayor Annise Parker has joined BAF as a member.