Building America's Future Writes to House and Senate Conferees
Dear House & Senate Conferees:
Building America’s Future applauds the House and Senate for approving legislation that recognizes the critical role infrastructure plays in our economy. An economic recovery package that includes robust funding for infrastructure will do much to jump start our economy and put more Americans to work. At the same time, new accountability measures will ensure a transparent process that will inform the public.
Building America’s Future Announces New Hire
Kerry O’Hare to serve as Senior Policy Advisor for bipartisan and national infrastructure coalition
Washington, DC – Building America’s Future (www.BAFuture.org) today announced that Kerry O’Hare has joined the infrastructure coalition as senior policy advisor. O’Hare’s duties will include policy development and implementation, recruitment, coalition building and raising awareness on Capitol Hill.
ASCE’s Report Card Reiterates Need for Smart Infrastructure Investment
Washington, DC ‐ Today, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) was joined by Governor Edward Rendell in releasing the key findings of its 2009 Report Card for America's Infrastructure (full report to be released in March). In response, Polly Trottenberg, executive director of Building America's Future, issued the following:
Building America's Future's letter to the White House regarding the Economic Recovery Bill
President-elect Barack Obama
Presidential Transition Office
451 6th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20008
Dear President-elect Obama:
Advocates for Environment, Freight and Passenger Rail and Transportation Reform Unite to Promote Rail Investment
OneRail Coalition Encourages Transportation Policies that Increase Mobility, Reduce Emissions, Promote Economic Growth
Poll: Majority of Americans Ready to Pay for Better Infrastructure but Demand Accountability
Building America’s Future Releases New Poll: Majority of Americans Ready to Pay for Better Infrastructure but Demand Accountability
Schwarzenegger, Rendell and Bloomberg Highlight Nationwide, Bipartisan Support for Energy, Roads, Rail and School Projects
Gov. Rendell Joins Gov. Schwarzenegger, Mayor Bloomberg to Create Bi-Partisan Coalition
HARRISBURG – Governor Edward G. Rendell today joined with California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg to announce that they are creating a non-partisan coalition for federal infrastructure investment.