WE NEED CONGRESS TO ENACT A FISCALLY AND ENVIRONMENTALLY RESPONSIBLE INFRASTRUCTURE PACKAGE THAT STIMULATES THE ECONOMY.

 

TAKE ACTIOn NOW

 

It seems each Congress and every new Administration includes infrastructure as a top priority.  Despite broad support from diverse coalitions, however, too often they fail to act. Our nation must launch a massive investment program in transportation, energy, water and communications technologies.  

Doing so will repair our crumbling roads, bridges and transit and the current gridlock in our major economic hubs that harm our productivity, global competitiveness and quality of life. It will propel public and private efforts to decarbonize our economy in a meaningful way and close the digital divide by expanding broadband and internet access. This effort also provides an opportunity to ensure the benefits and jobs from infrastructure investments are shared with communities that have borne disproportionate burdens in the past.

The coalition members call on all members of the 117th Congress to make a pledge to Build by the Fourth of July.

Our organizations won’t agree on every issue, but we are united in calling for enactment of comprehensive legislation before July 4, 2021 that will:

REPAIR AND UPDATE OUR CRUMBLING INFRASTRUCTURE

STIMULATE OUR ECONOMY AND CREATE MIDDLE-CLASS SUSTAINING JOBS

PROMOTE FISCALLY AND ENVIRONMENTALLY RESPONSIBLE POLICIES

ADDRESS CLIMATE CHANGE

IMPROVE FEDERAL PROJECT APPROVALS

ADDRESS THE DIGITAL DIVIDE

 

As a nation we must be able to build big things promptly to accelerate the economic recovery and build the resilient low-carbon economy of the future.  We need a durable commitment and clear strategy.

 

TAKE ACTION NOW

 

TO LEARN MORE AND SEE HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED WITH THE BUILD BY THE FOURTH OF JULY CAMPAIGN, PLEASE EMAIL US.

Recent Activity

Press ReleaseJun 24, 2021 - 12:45pm

U.S. Chamber CEO Commends Hard Work, Commitment in Reaching Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The following statement can be attributed to U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Suzanne Clark: 
 

Press ReleaseJun 17, 2021 - 9:00am

Commercial Construction Contractors Upbeat on Outlook Despite Worsening Material Shortages, Worker Shortages

88% indicate difficulty in finding skilled workers; of those, 35% have turned down work because of it

ReportJun 17, 2021 - 8:00am
Commercial Construction Index - Q2 2021 - Cover

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index – Q2 2021 

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index (CCI) is a quarterly economic index designed to gauge the outlook for, and resulting confidence in, the commercial construction industry.

Above the FoldJun 16, 2021 - 11:15am
Three male construction workers discuss construction plans on a commercial construction site.

New Report Finds Construction Contractors Struggling to Find Workers, Building Materials

The Q2 2021 U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index found that commercial construction contractors are growing optimistic.

Press ReleaseJun 16, 2021 - 8:00am

Business Leaders Unite in Urging Congress and the Administration to Continue Bipartisan Infrastructure Negotiations, Ensuring Durable and Long-Term Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Suzanne Clark, President and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Joshua Bolten, President & CEO of Business Roundtable, and Jay Timmons, President and CEO of the National Association of Manufacturers, issued the following statement: