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As business leaders who represent every sector of the economy and rely on the nation’s infrastructure to compete globally, Business Roundtable members are committed to modernizing the system to generate jobs and spur investment.

NEW VIDEO: S&P Global CEO Doug Peterson Explains Why Infrastructure is Important to U.S. Competitiveness

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. 

 

AECOM CEO Mike Burke in New Business Roundtable Video: ‘Infrastructure is an America Issue’

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 Statement on White House Action to Expedite Infrastructure Permitting

Business Roundtable today issued the following statement on the Trump Administration's actions to expedite review and permitting for major U.S. infrastructure projects.

Business Roundtable Statement on Trump Administration’s Infrastructure Plan

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:

Business Roundtable Statement on Infrastructure Policy Outlined in the State of the Union Address

Washington – Michael Burke, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AECOM and Chair of the Business Roundtable Infrastructure Committee, issued the following statement this evening in response to President Trump’s mention of infrastructure policy in his State of the Union address:

Business Roundtable Statement in Support of House Efforts to Modernize America’s Aviation Infrastructure

The 21st Century AIRR Act would allow technology and facilities to be upgraded more quickly, improve overall efficiency, lower costs and get passengers to their destinations more quickly — all while maintaining and improving safety.

Business Leaders Support Trump Administration’s Initiative to Modernize Aviation Infrastructure

Jacqueline Hinman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CH2M and Chair of the Business Roundtable Infrastructure Committee, today issued the following statement in support of the Trump Administration’s initiative to modernize the U.S. air traffic control system:

Business & Labor Leaders Joint Infrastructure Priorities

In May 2017, business and labor leaders came together to support shared priorities on the reforms needed to revitalize the nation's infrastructure. 

Infrastructure: A Clear Path to Jobs & Growth
Op-ed by by Sean McGarvey, Jacqueline Hinman and Nicholas K. Akins originally appeared in Tribune News Services.

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Op-Ed - Infrastructure: A Clear Path to Jobs & Growth

Labor unions and the business community have come together to support a major economic priority — infrastructure investment. There is no better time for the president and members of Congress on both sides of the aisle to join us in developing a plan to restore and expand the transportation, water and energy networks on which the U.S. economy runs.

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A Blueprint for Renewing America's Infrastructure

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The nation’s air traffic management system is the hidden infrastructure that enables transportation by air. Unfortunately, it suffers from a series of challenges that negatively affect the economy and all Americans who rely upon it for safe, efficient transport. Modernizing the system would stimulate the economy, with broad and lasting positive effects for American companies, communities, workers and the flying public.

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Over the last several decades, U.S. transportation infrastructure has deteriorated, especially compared to the nation’s global competitors. Accelerating this decline is a lack of consistent, stable government funding for major projects and ongoing maintenance

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