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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.

Building America’s Future Co-Chair Ray LaHood Calls for Congress to Pass a Long-Term Transportation Bill that Dramatically Boosts Funding

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Washington, D.C. – June 18, 2015 –Today, former U.S. Secretary of Transportation and current co-chair of Building America’s Future Ray LaHood testified before the U.S.

Mesa, Arizona Mayor John Giles Joins Building America’s Future

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Building America’s Future is very excited to announce that Mesa, Arizona Mayor John Giles has joined the organization 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).

Infrastructure Week 2015 Kicks Off May 11

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America’s leading organizations representing the full spectrum of business, labor, and public policy announced that Infrastructure Week will be held May 11-15, 2015.  Building on the momentum of 2014’s successful series of events, workshops, and paper releases, Infrastructure Week 2015 will bring together stakeholders in Washington and around the country to highlight the critical importance of investing in and modernizing America’s infrastructure systems, which are essential to our economy.  Our outdated roads, bridges, ports, airports, water, energy, and broadband systems remain a drag on our national recovery – and present a once-in-a-generation opportunity to drive job and wage growth, manufacturing, trade, and global competitiveness.

Statement by Building America’s Future on President Obama’s Fiscal 2016 Budget

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Today, Building America’s Future President Marcia Hale released the following statement following the release of the fiscal 2016 budget:

Building America’s Future Co-Chair Gov. Ed Rendell Calls for Immediate Action at U.S. Senate Hearing on Surface Transportation

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Today, former Pennsylvania governor and current Building America’s Future co-chair Ed Rendell testified before the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Surface Transportation. Rendell called for increased and strategic federal investment in America’s deteriorating roads, bridges, ports and rail systems.