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BAF Calls on U.S. House of Reps to Restore Mass Transit Funding

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BAF Applauds Federal Aviation Bill; Implementation of NextGen

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today the Congress passed a multi-year bill to fund federal aviation programs and modernize the nation’s air traffic control system.  The legislation is now on its way to President Obama who is expected to sign it into law.  In response, Building America’s Future President Marcia Hale issued the following:

BAF Strongly Opposes House Effort to Slash Mass Transit Funding

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WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House Ways and Means Committee overturned 30 years of bipartisan policy today by removing the certainty of funding for our public transit systems. This change will make it impossible for transit systems to plan for the future and serve their ever growing constituencies. 

In response, Building America’s Future co-chairs Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I-NYC) and former Governor Ed Rendell (D-PA) issued the following: 

Gov. Ed Rendell Applauds President for Highlighting Importance of Infrastructure Investment

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BAF Applauds ASCE’s “Failure to Act” Report on Water Infrastructure

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BAF Applauds Bipartisan Push for Reauthorized Transportation Bill

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Building America’s Future Praises the Department of Transportation’s Decision to Designate the Northeast Corridor as Federal High-Speed Rail Corridor

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has announced that the Northeast Corridor will be the eleventh and final federally designated High Speed Rail corridor, which includes train service in Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, New York City, and Boston (letter to Senator Lautenberg here).  Applauding this announcement, Building America’s Future issued the following statement from president, Marcia Hale:

Building America's Future Applauds Senator Kerry For Introducing Legislation To Create An American Infrastructure Bank

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Co-Chair Former Governor Ed Rendell Issues Statement

WASHINGTON, DC – On Tuesday, Senator John Kerry (D-MA) introduced a bill calling for the creation of the American Infrastructure Financing Authority, otherwise known as an American Infrastructure Bank with support from Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Building America’s Future (BAF) has been a strong proponent of a similar investment structure as it will help finance critical infrastructure projects across the nation.

Building America’s Future Applauds Virginia Governor McDonnell and Legislature for Approving Funding for Infrastructure Bank and Transportation Projects

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$32.7 Million for Creation of Infrastructure Bank

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Co-Chair and Former Governor Ed Rendell Calls for National Infrastructure Bank In Online Forum

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INFRASTRUCTURIST.com
February 18, 2011

ED RENDELL, FORMER GOVERNOR OF PENNSYLVANIA AND CO-CHAIR OF BUILDING AMERICA’S FUTURE: