Building America’s Future Applauds President’s Proposed Transportation and Infrastructure Investments
For Immediate Release: April 10, 2013
BAF Applauds President Obama’s Call for $21 Billion in Infrastructure Investments
The President’s Announcement Includes $10 Billion for a National Infrastructure Bank, $4 Billion for TIGER Grants and TIFIA Program
BAF Supports Michigan Governor Snyder’s Proposal to Raise the State’s Gas Tax
WASHINGTON, DC – March 25, 2013 – Today Building America’s Future applauded Michigan Governor Rick Snyder for proposing the state raise its gas tax to pay for much needed bridge and road repairs. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recently released their Infrastructure Report Card, which graded Michigan’s infrastructure a D.
Building America’s Future Supports Passage of Water Resources Development Act
WASHINGTON, DC – March 22, 2013 – Today Building America’s Future applauded the Senate Environmental and Public Works Committee for approving the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). Building America’s Future has encouraged passage of WRDA and sees the bill as a major step in repairing and upgrading America’s water resources. The bill will now be scored for cost before the Senate will consider it.
American Society of Civil Engineers Grades America’s Infrastructure a D+ on National Report Card
WASHINGTON, DC – March 19, 2013 - Building America’s Future today called for dramatically ramping up long-term investment in our nation's infrastructure after the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released its 2013 Infrastructure Report Card, which graded America’s infrastructure a D+ overall.
Building America’s Future Criticizes Decreased Transportation Funding Levels in the Continuing Resolution
Building America’s Future Co-Chair Ed Rendell Applauds Wyoming’s Ten Cent Gas Tax Increase
Ed Rendell Testifies Before Congress, Calls on Washington to Create a National Infrastructure Commission, Pass Critical Infrastructure Legislation
Building America’s Future Co-Chair Rendell Testifies before House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on the Federal Role in America’s Infrastructure
Statement by Building America’s Future Co-Chair Ed Rendell on the State of the Union Address
Building America’s Future Applauds Hurricane Sandy Relief
Washington D.C. - Jan. 30, 2013- Today Building America’s Future President Marcia Hale applauded President Obama for signing the Hurricane Sandy relief bill, H.R. 152, into law.
Marcia Hale said: "In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the weakness of our infrastructure, electrical grid and public transportation systems became glaringly apparent. We applaud President Obama for signing this important legislation into law.”