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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.  

TESTIMONY OF THE HONORABLE RAY LAHOOD COST OF DOING NOTHING - WHY INVESTMENT IN AMERICA'S INFRASTRUCTURE CAN'T WAIT

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TESTIMONY OF THE HONORABLE RAY LAHOOD

COST OF DOING NOTHING – WHY INVESTMENT IN AMERICA’S INFRASTRUCTURE CAN’T WAIT

HOUSE TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE

FEBRUARY 7, 2019

Transport Topics: Opinion: A Future for Highway Funding

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By Ed Rendell and Ray LaHood | Co-chaires, Buliding America's Future
May 22, 2018

The expansive infrastructure networks that were built in the 20th century have served our nation well. As America’s economy grew, people and goods continued to move across the country, and the quality of life for all our citizens continued to improve. But in recent years, our infrastructure has been neglected and underfunded as policymakers in Washington have ignored the decay and disrepair of our roads, bridges and transit systems.

Infrastructure Week Event Highlights Need for Airport Investments

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TAMPA, FL - Tampa International Airport hosted Airports Council International-North America and Building America’s Future along with members of the Tampa Congressional delegation as part of nationwide activities marking the sixth annual Infrastructure Week.

In a press conference and tour of recent airport improvements as well as the location of a future new 16-gate airside, lawmakers and industry leaders called for robust infrastructure investment that includes significant funding for airports.

Tampa Bay Business Journal: Tampa International calls for infrastructure investment as it showcases future international airside

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By Frances McMorris
May 15, 2018

Tampa International Airport showed off the future site of its 16-gate Airside D, the third phase of its master plan expansion, as part of an event on Tuesday to mark Infrastructure Week.

The Hill: Congress needs to turn to local leaders to fix our infrastructure

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By Marcia Hale
May 11, 2018