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Building America’s Future Applauds President’s Proposed Transportation and Infrastructure Investments

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WASHINGTON, DC – April 10, 2013 - Building America’s Future today applauded the transportation and infrastructure investments in the President’s proposed fiscal year 2014 budget.  In addition to fully funding MAP-21, the proposed budget also includes $50 billion in upfront investments in critical transportation programs.  Additionally, the budget proposes to restructure the Highway Trust Fund to include a rail component and to rename it the Transportation Trust Fund.

Building America’s Future Applauds President’s Proposed Transportation and Infrastructure Investments

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WASHINGTON, DC – April 10, 2013 - Building America’s Future today applauded the transportation and infrastructure investments in the President’s proposed fiscal year 2014 budget.  In addition to fully funding MAP-21, the proposed budget also includes $50 billion in upfront investments in critical transportation programs.  Additionally, the budget proposes to restructure the Highway Trust Fund to include a rail component and to rename it the Transportation Trust Fund.

BAF Supports Michigan Governor Snyder’s Proposal to Raise the State’s Gas Tax

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WASHINGTON, DC – March 25, 2013 – Today Building America’s Future applauded Michigan Governor Rick Snyder for proposing the state raise its gas tax to pay for much needed bridge and road repairs. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recently released their Infrastructure Report Card, which graded Michigan’s infrastructure a D.

 

Building America’s Future Supports Passage of Water Resources Development Act

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WASHINGTON, DC – March 22, 2013 – Today Building America’s Future applauded the Senate Environmental and Public Works Committee for approving the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). Building America’s Future has encouraged passage of WRDA and sees the bill as a major step in repairing and upgrading America’s water resources. The bill will now be scored for cost before the Senate will consider it.

American Society of Civil Engineers Grades America’s Infrastructure a D+ on National Report Card

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WASHINGTON, DC – March 19, 2013 - Building America’s Future today called for dramatically ramping up long-term investment in our nation's infrastructure after the American Society of  Civil Engineers (ASCE) released its 2013 Infrastructure Report Card, which graded America’s infrastructure a D+ overall.

Building America’s Future Criticizes Decreased Transportation Funding Levels in the Continuing Resolution

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WASHINGTON, DC – March 6, 2013 - Building America’s Future today expressed concern that the surface transportation funding levels in the Continuing Resolution being considered by Congress are not adequate to meet the infrastructure needs of our country.  BAF believes that the lack of proper funding is the result of a failure to develop a long-term solution to our nation’s transportation and infrastructure needs.

Building America’s Future Applauds Hurricane Sandy Relief

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Event: Gov. Schwarzenegger And Rendell Discuss Importance Of Infrastructure Investment

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Progressive Railroading: California, Pennsylvania governors stump for more federal transportation infrastructure funding
http://www.progressiverailroading.com/news/article.asp?id=24134

On Monday, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell toured BNSF Railway Co.’s diesel shop in Commerce, Calif., to observe retrofitted locomotives and discuss how their states and the Building America’s Future (BAF) coalition promote additional federal infrastructure investments to improve the nation’s air quality and economy.

Imperial Valley News: Governors Schwarzenegger And Rendell Discuss Importance Of Infrastructure Investment
http://imperialvalleynews.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7830&Itemid=2

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today joined Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell at the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway Mechanical Diesel Facility in Commerce where they toured retrofitted locomotives as part of the Building America's Future coalition (BAF).

Event: National Infrastructure Forum with LaHood, Rendell, Google and others

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Thursday, August 12, 2010