America’s prosperity, global competitiveness, and quality of life depend on modern infrastructure. We need a durable strategy to modernize roads, bridges, transit, rail, water, energy, and modern access to broadband. Addressing these critical needs without raising taxes on business will create millions of jobs and make our communities safer.
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To meet our growing challenges—like updating crumbling roads and bridges, addressing water quality, expanding broadband access, combatting climate change, and strengthening our energy security—the permitting process simply must be improved.
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For nearly 25 years, the U.S. Chamber has advocated for investment in our crumbling infrastructure system. We have brought together business and labor, Democrats and Republicans, and companies of every industry to move forward this urgent and overdue national priority. We will continue to work with partners in business and government to make the investment, find the workers, and get projects moving. There may be no better way to secure our nation’s long-term competitiveness.
Demand for cleaner energy sources continues to grow and innovation is needed to support it. Red tape, lengthy approvals, and inefficiencies need to be removed.
This coalition letter was sent to Members of the United States Congress on the need for permitting reform.
This Coalition letter was sent to the Members of the House Committee on Natural Resources, on the “Building United States Infrastructure through Limited Delays and Efficient Reviews (BUILDER) Act of 2023."
This Hill letter was sent to Members of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, Members of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, and Members of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure on the Chamber’s Water Policy Priorities for 2023.
Recent storms have not eliminated the megadrought in California. States and localities should leverage federal resources and the U.S. government should extend further resources.
Communities across the country depend on Congress taking action to cut red tape and ease delays. For 2023, we are calling on Congress to enact a bipartisan permitting modernization bill and will work with any member of Congress who will help accomplish this goal.
This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the United States Congress, supporting reauthorization of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA).