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Infrastructure

The American Society of Civil Engineers gives the U.S.’s infrastructure a D+ rating.

America’s roads, rails, ports, and airports are aging, overcrowded, and increasingly outdated. For many cities, business essentials — like electric power, clean drinking water, and internet connectivity — are growing less reliable.

Moreover, federal funding isn’t just inadequate, it’s erratic. Congress used to work with governors on 10-year highway spending plans. This allowed states and local governments to take the long-term view that infrastructure programs require. For most of the past decade, Congress authorized highway funding in three- to nine-month increments, making long-term planning impracticable.

The good news? Mayors, governors and local business leaders are developing alternative financing models. They are also sharing “smart city” strategies that integrate technology into our infrastructure to improve efficiency and convenience.

Reports

Media

Briefing: American Rescue Plan

Access to Capital, Diversity & Inclusion, ...

Briefing: Ben Harris on Jobs & Investment in the Heartland

Infrastructure, Small Business, ...

Briefing: Biden’s National Rural Engagement Director Will McIntee on Agriculture and Sustainable Infrastructure

Climate & Clean Energy, Infrastructure, ...

DO WE NEED TO BUILD A WALL?

Infrastructure

ANSWERING AMERICA: DO WE NEED TO BUILD A WALL?

Answering America, Infrastructure

SOLUTIONS 2020: POLICY WORKING GROUP, INFRASTRUCTURE

Infrastructure, Solutions 2020

News & Events

170+ BUSINESS LEADERS SIGN IN SUPPORT OF THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN

Access to Capital, Climate & Clean Energy, ...

BUSINESS FORWARD TESTIFIES AT PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION IN SUPPORT OF RGGI

Climate & Clean Energy, Infrastructure

MODERN ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE AND CLEAN AIR SHOULD BE PRIORITIES AS PENNSYLVANIA REBUILDS POST-PANDEMIC

Climate & Clean Energy, Infrastructure

NEW REPORT ON THE TRANSPORTATION AND CLIMATE INITIATIVE

Climate & Clean Energy, Infrastructure

Briefing: Ben Harris on Jobs & Investment in the Heartland

Infrastructure, Small Business, ...

Briefing: Biden Policy Advisor Will McIntee on Agriculture and Sustainable Infrastructure

Climate & Clean Energy, Infrastructure, ...

TCI: We can reduce pollution and fix our roads at the same time

Climate & Clean Energy, Infrastructure

Milwaukee 2020 virtual policy roundtables, August 17-20

Climate & Clean Energy, Diversity & Inclusion, ...

NEW REPORT ON THE REGIONAL GREENHOUSE GAS INITIATIVE

Climate & Clean Energy, Infrastructure

STATEMENT FROM JIM DOYLE REGARDING THE COALITION FOR CLEAN ENERGY AND HEALTHY COMMUNITIES

Climate & Clean Energy, Infrastructure

Recap: Solutions 2020 briefing with Senator Amy Klobuchar

Infrastructure, Solutions 2020

Infrastructure Investment is the Key to Growth – Robert Roche

Infrastructure