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.”
Building America’s Future Statement on Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood
Statement from Building America’s Future on the Passing of Senator Daniel Inouye
We are saddened to learn of the passing of nine-term Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii. As a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation and Chairman of the Appropriations Committee, Senator Inouye was a giant in the world of transportation and infrastructure for decades. He understood the importance of infrastructure for his home state of Hawaii and for the country at-large.
Building America’s Future Co-Chair Ed Rendell Addresses POLITICO Transportation Summit, Urges for Creation of a Commission on Long Term Infrastructure Needs
Washington, D.C. - Today former Pennsylvania Governor and co-chair of Building America’s Future Edward G. Rendell spoke at a POLITICO transportation summit in the nation’s capital about the need for a commission to develop a long term and strategic infrastructure investment plan. Rendell was joined by other leaders in the transportation and infrastructure arena for a discussion about priorities for 2013 and a review of the year in transportation policy.
Building America’s Future Calls on President and Congress to Respond to Hurricane Sandy With Long-Term Infrastructure Plan
Former Pennsylvania Governor Edward Rendell Calls for Port, Waterway Strategy in Speech to American Association of Port Authorities
MOBILE, AL- Today, former Pennsylvania Governor and co-chair of Building America’s Future Ed Rendell, warned that billions of dollars of economic activity in the U.S. is at risk if goods cannot be reliably transported to and from American ports. Rendell addressed the American Association of Port Authorities, focusing on the economic impact of our nation’s congested and aging infrastructure system.