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A modern physical infrastructure is a critical driver of increased investment, job creation and overall economic growth. The current state of U.S. infrastructure – from roads and bridges to air traffic control and navigable waterways – lags behind the nation’s global competitors. Business Roundtable supports policies that will increase investment in key infrastructure projects and modernize how the future transportation system is funded and managed.
Recent Activities in Infrastructure
Mike Burke, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AECOM and Chair of the Business Roundtable Infrastructure Committee, today issued the following statement regarding a discussion draft of infrastructure legislation released by Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA):
Washington - In a new video released today by Business Roundtable, Doug Peterson, President and CEO of S&P Global, describes why infrastructure is important to S&P and to America's economic competitiveness. Peterson also lays out several key policy priorities that the United States could pursue to improve the nation’s infrastructure for the long term.
With Infrastructure Week 2018 under way, Business Roundtable today released a new video featuring Mike Burke, Chairman and CEO of AECOM and Chair of the Business Roundtable Infrastructure Committee, speaking about key priorities to rebuild America’s infrastructure and increase U.S. economic growth.
Business Roundtable today issued the following statement on the Trump Administration's actions to expedite review and permitting for major U.S. infrastructure projects.
Michael Burke, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AECOM and Chair of the Business Roundtable Infrastructure Committee, today issued the following statement in response to the Trump Administration’s infrastructure plan: