The U.S. Chamber is leading the charge to improve the quality of America’s infrastructure—whether it’s transportation, energy, or water networks—all of which directly impact our ability to compete in the global economy. By modernizing our national infrastructure, we can improve commercial efficiency, increase U.S. competitiveness in the global economy, and create much-needed jobs in the near term. American businesses of all sizes and our government must work together to improve the security of the infrastructure of our online economy and protect our cyber systems from intruders and attacks.
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U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has simple message for the business community: put pressure on members of Congress to make much-needed investments in the nation's deteriorating transportation infrastructure.
When discussions began nearly a decade ago in Denver of creating a modernized transit system to address the metropolitan area's sprawling growth, the business community braced for the kind of divisive debate that can derail major infrastructure projects.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is committed to working with the business community and our nation’s leaders to build support for commonsense solutions to our infrastructure challenges.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Chamber of Commerce Vice President of National Security and Emergency Preparedness Ann M. Beauchesne issued the following statement today regarding the release of the Cybersecurity Framework developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) as directed by President Obama in Executive Order 13636, Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity:
To: Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
From: Thomas J. Donohue, President and CEO
A moderate increase in the gas tax phased in over time would provide the necessary funding, preserve the important “user pays” principle, and provide needed stability.
Donohue Testifies Before Congress on Highway Trust Fund Challenges
The speed or velocity with which a business can move goods from one place to another is one of the most critical factors in a company’s overall success.
So it’s no surprise that Caterpillar Inc. is a big supporter of infrastructure investment – after all Caterpillar is the leading manufacturer of construction equipment in the world.