TO THE MEMBERS OF THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES: The Americans for Transportation Mobility (ATM) Coalition and the 31 national association and building trade union members of the Transportation Construction Coalition urge you to pass H.R. 5021, the “Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014,” which would extend federal surface
Puxatawny Phil saw his shadow last week – six more weeks of winter if the little critter’s prediction is correct. I think what he was predicting, though, instead of whether the seasons will soon change, may have related to the current, never-ending winter of discontent for anyone who cares about our nation’s surface transportation funding program.
A tweet fest, recently led by House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster and U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx sought to give America a chance to weigh in on the need for a solution to fund America’s crumbling highways and transit systems.
(Originally posted at https://www.uschamber.com/blog/congressional-recess-chorus-tell-your-lawmakers-why-federal-highways-transit-matter) By Janet Kavinoky, Vice President, Americans for Transportation Mobility Coalition & Executive Director, Transportation & Infrastructure at U.S. Chamber of Commerce The U.S. House of Representatives is on recess this week, and most members have gone back to their districts to hear what’s on their constituents’
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) issued the following statement from President Dennis Slater following House passage of a two-month extension of the Highway Trust Fund (HR 2353): “I want to congratulate the House on extending the Highway Trust Fund for two more months, and I hope the Senate follows