Business Roundtable is an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies working to promote a thriving economy and expanded opportunity for all Americans through sound public policy.
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
In a letter to the White House, Business Roundtable says the Administration can speed infrastructure permitting by using provisions of an existing law, FAST-41.
It is an important week for U.S. infrastructure, and America’s business leaders are reaffirming their commitment to rebuilding this critical national asset.
In an op-ed, Jacqueline Hinman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CH2M and Chair of the Business Roundtable Infrastructure Committee, writes:
We urge the House and Senate to pass, and the President to sign, this legislation as quickly as possible so we can get moving to invest in and rebuild our nation’s critical infrastructure assets.
The U.S. economy will benefit from a long-term commitment to renew and build the infrastructure that keeps our country moving and moving forward.
Following today’s strong, bipartisan approval of H.R. 3763, the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015, in the House Transportation & Infrastructure (T&I) Committee, Business Roundtable President John Engler, released the following statement