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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Permit America to Build
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.
The U.S. Chamber stands ready to collaborate across the business community and with all relevant stakeholders to ensure that small and disadvantaged communities are able to deliver affordable, high quality water that meets all applicable standards for citizens and businesses to rely on.
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.
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This Hill letter was sent to Congressional leadership on ongoing negotiations between the nation's largest freight railroads and 12 labor unions.
Here’s what businesses need to know about the American aviation industry in advance of the Chamber’s Global Aerospace Summit in September 2022.
Attached are the U.S. Chamber's comments regarding the Federal Highway Administration's notice of proposed rulemaking. This notice pertains to the implementation of the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Formula Program created under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
The Chamber advocates across 300+ priorities delivering results for the American business community.
This Key Vote Alert! letter was sent to the Members of the United States Senate, supporting S.J.Res.55.
A coalition letter by the National Retail Federation urging President Biden to continue working with the West Coast port terminals and the ILWU to ensure both sides reach agreement on a new labor contract without any disruption to port operations.
A letter from Chamber CEO Suzanne Clark requesting the President follow historical precedent in appointing a Presidential Emergency Board comprised of individuals who are impartial, belong to the National Academy of Arbitrators, and have direct experience in resolving rail disputes to help the Class I railroads and the twelve rail unions to voluntarily reach a new agreement.
This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the House Committee on Appropriations, on the FY23 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill.