Infrastructure

Most Americans agree that our roads, bridges, mass transit systems, air and sea ports, and water infrastructure are critical national assets that drive growth, jobs, safety, and global competitiveness.

What we can’t seem to agree on is how to pay for badly needed maintenance and repairs. It’s time to stop thinking about infrastructure as a problem, but as an opportunity for bipartisan agreement to invest wisely and carefully in our most critical needs, while eliminating wasteful spending.

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Recent Activity

Press ReleaseOct 10, 2018 - 12:30pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on America's Water Infrastructure Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Chamber Vice President for Transportation and Infrastructure Ed Mortimer issued the following statement today following passage of S. 3021, America’s Water Infrastructure Act:

Press ReleaseOct 03, 2018 - 1:00pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on Passage of the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Chamber of Commerce Vice President for Transportation and Infrastructure Ed Mortimer issued the following statement today regarding the passage of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act:

Above the FoldOct 03, 2018 - 11:30am
Newark International Airport control tower.

How Not to Pay to Modernize America’s Transportation Infrastructure

Forcing aviation users to pay for the Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corporation (PATH) railway is not the right approach.

LetterSep 12, 2018 - 3:30pm

S. 3021, "America's Infrastructure Water Act of 2018"

This letter was sent to the House of Representatives on S. 3021, “America’s Infrastructure Water Act of 2018.”

Press ReleaseSep 06, 2018 - 8:00am

Safety Risks in Commercial Construction Industry Exacerbated by Workforce Shortages

Contractors Identify Strong Safety Programs as Means to Address Skilled Labor Scarcity and Substance Abuse 

CommentJun 15, 2018 - 2:00pm

U.S. Chamber Comments to IRS on REG-106977-18

The U.S. Chamber’s comments to the IRS in response to REG-106977-18, Arbitrage Investment Restrictions on Tax-Exempt Bonds.

LetterJun 13, 2018 - 4:45pm

FY 2019 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill

This letter was sent to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee ahead of their markup of the Fiscal Year 2019 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill.

LetterJun 13, 2018 - 4:30pm

Fiscal Year 2019 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill

This letter was sent to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee ahead of their markup of the Fiscal Year 2019 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill.

LetterJun 07, 2018 - 5:15pm

H.R. 5895, Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019

This letter was sent to all members of the U.S. House of Representatives as they begin to consider H.R. 5895, Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019.