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Building America’s Future Statement on Secretary of Transportation Confirmation

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Washington, D.C. – January 31, 2017 – Ray LaHood, former secretary of transportation and co-chair of Building America's Future, commented on Elaine Chao’s confirmation as Secretary of Transportation.

Building America’s Future Statement on Secretary of Transportation Appointment

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Washington, D.C. – November 29, 2016 – Marcia Hale, President of Building America’s Future, commented on Elaine Chao’s nomination to be Secretary of Transportation today.

Building America’s Future Supports Action on Infrastructure Investment in First 100 Days

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Washington, D.C. – November 9, 2016 – Marcia Hale, President of Building America’s Future, congratulated President-elect Donald Trump, and expressed the organization’s commitment to work with him on improving the nation’s roads, bridges, rails and transit.  She also noted the success of dozens of local ballot initiatives around the country that sought to increase revenue or funding for transportation infrastructure. 

Infrastructure Week Announces Bipartisan Congressional Co-Chairs

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Senators Capito and Cardin and Congressmen Graves and Maloney are Infrastructure Week’s First Congressional Co-Chairs

Pennsylvania State Representative William Keller Joins Building America’s Future

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Washington, D.C. – Building America’s Future (BAF) is pleased to announce that Pennsylvania State Representative William Keller has joined BAF as a member. Building America’s Future, a bipartisan coalition of current and former elected officials, is co-chaired by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I), former Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood (R), and former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell (D).

Building America’s Future Announces Infrastructure Week 2016

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Groups around the nation address America’s deferred maintenance crisis, highlight lack of investment in infrastructure as a threat to public health and safety, jobs, and economic growth

Ohio State Senator Capri S. Cafaro Joins Building America’s Future

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Washington, D.C. – Building America’s Future (BAF) is pleased to announce that Ohio State Senator Capri S. Cafaro has joined BAF as a member. Building America’s Future, a bipartisan coalition of current and former elected officials, is co-chaired by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I), former Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood (R), and former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell (D).

Maine Rep. Andrew McLean, House Chairman of Joint Standing Committee on Transportation, Joins Building America’s Future

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Washington, D.C. – Building America’s Future (BAF) is pleased to announce that Maine State Representative Andrew McLean, Chairman of Joint Standing Committee on Transportation, has joined BAF as a member. Building America’s Future, a bipartisan coalition of current and former elected officials, is co-chaired by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I), former Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood (R), and former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell (D).

Building America’s Future Co-Chair Ray LaHood Applauds President Obama’s Clean Transportation Plan

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Washington, D.C. – February 5, 2016 – Today, Building America’s Future co-chair and former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood issued the following statement in favor of President Obama’s newly proposed clean transportation plan:

Building America’s Future Applauds Bipartisan Passage of First Long-Term Transportation Bill in a Decade; Continues Call for Increased Funding Levels

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December 4, 2015 – Washington, D.C. – Today, Building America’s Future applauded the bipartisan passage of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation, or FAST Act, the first long-term transportation funding bill in a decade. However, Building America’s Future expressed concern that the funding levels outlined in the FAST Act are not at the levels required to rebuild and renew America’s crumbling roads, bridges, highways, rails, airports and seaports.