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Building America's Future Congratulates Pete Buttigieg on His Confirmation as Transportation Secretary

Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – February 2, 2021 – today the U.S. Senate voted 86 to 13 to confirm Pete Buttigieg as the 19th Secretary of Transportation.  In response, Building America’s Future Co-Chairs, former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell and former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood issued the following statements.

Building America's Future Statement on President-Elect Biden's American Rescue Plan

Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – January 15, 2021 – Today, Building America’s Future Co-Chairs, former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell and former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, issued the following statements in response to President-Elect Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan.  

Building America's Future Congratulates Pete Buttigieg on His Nomination to be U.S. Transportation Secretary

Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – December 15, 2020 – In response to President-Elect Joe Biden’s announcement that he will nominate Pete Buttigieg to be Secretary of Transportation, Building America’s Future’s Co-Chairs, former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell and former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood issued the following statements:

With a Little Bit of Courage, We Can Get This Done

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October 27, 2020

Technology is the Asphalt of the Future

Blog

By Kerry O'Hare, Building America's Future Board Member

September 11, 2020

Technology is the aphalt of the future.  Think about that.  What a powerful and insightful statement.

While I wish I could take credit for coming up with it - that goes to Senator Catherine Cortez Masto who said it at a hearing several months ago.

Secretary LaHood on Transportation During the Pandemic

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On July 13, 2020, Secretary LaHood spoke with WBUR about his thoughts on transportation in the era of COVID-19.  The interview was on NPR's Here and Now with Jeremy Hobson.  Listen to the interview here.

Building America's Future Statement on House Passage of the Moving Forward Act

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Washington, D.C. – July 1, 2020 – Today, Building America’s Future Co-Chairs, former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell and former U.S.

Building America's Future Statement on the INVEST in America Act

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Washington, D.C. – June 3, 2020 – Today, Building America’s Future Co-Chairs, former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell and former U.S.

Gov. Ed Rendell and Secretary Ray LaHood Urge Inclusion of Infrastructure Investment in Next COVID-19 Response Package

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Establish a Federal Capital Budget to Create American Jobs     

Washington, D.C. – May 5, 2020 - The leaders of Building America’s Future last night sent a letter to the bipartisan Congressional Leadership urging the creation of a federal capital budget as a way to fund infrastructure investment in the next COVID-19 response package.  

The Hill: It happened again: Voters are sick and tired of bad roads

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By Ed Rendell/Co-Chair, Building America’s Future

December 18, 2019

Now that the votes from November’s off-year elections have been tallied and the results analyzed, one thing is clear: It happened again.