infrastructure

Blog | June 20, 2015
Important Week for Transportation is Only First Step

This week there were two hearings on the future of federal funding for roads, bridges, and public transportation. The focus of the hearings should have been on why it is absolutely essential for Congress to act on a long-term, fully funded bill to reauthorize highway, transit, and highway safety programs. The Chamber and the Americans for Transportation Mobility Coalition have laid out its case in a new publication that you can download here.

Background | June 23, 2015
Blog: America’s Port Problems Push Pause on D.C. Tech Startup

(Originally posted on the U.S. Chamber blog)  Kathleen Hale aims to keep her startup on the move. In fact, that’s kind of the point. Started two years ago in Washington, D.C., Hale’s company, Rebel Desk, designs and sells treadmill desks, allowing professionals to squeeze some exercise into the hours they

Press Release | June 24, 2015
ATM Coalition Cheers Swift, Unanimous Passage of DRIVE Act by Senate EPW Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. / FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (June 24, 2015) / Contact: eflint AT uschamber DOT com, (202) 463-5464 ATM Coalition Cheers Swift, Unanimous Passage of DRIVE Act by Senate EPW Committee The Americans for Transportation Mobility (ATM) Coalition applauds the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) for swift and unanimous passage

Press Release | June 25, 2015
ASCE Submits Official Statement for the Record to Senate Finance Committee on Transportation Infrastructure Financing

From ASCE Statement on “Unlocking the Private Sector: State Innovations in Financing Transportation Infrastructure”: “There is an urgent and timely discussion taking place about the future of federal transportation funding and the need to secure long-term, sustainable funding to support the federal Highway Trust Fund (HTF). Given yesterday’s positive action

Background | June 29, 2015
How Clogged Roads are Draining this Small Plumbing Business

Originally published on the U.S. Chamber website It happens like clockwork, Chris Thompson says. Every year, right around March, as the cold weather starts to give way to spring’s warmer temperatures, the trucks start rolling in with the same problems. “It’s usually the tires, the brakes and suspension systems —

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