Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework Reached

President Biden and a bipartisan group of senators have announced a deal on infrastructure spending. The agreement focuses on investments in roads, bridges, railways and broadband internet, but it does not include investments Biden has referred to as “human infrastructure,” including money allocated for child care and tax credits for families.

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Business Groups Call for Bipartisan Deal

June 24, 2021 – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Business Roundtable and No Labels are urging President Biden to continue infrastructure negotiations with Republicans. A just-released joint statement reads, “President Biden has said America has a ‘once-in-a generation’ chance to invest in our country and our infrastructure. He said he wants a bipartisan deal because there is no such thing as…

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U.S. Chamber CEO Urges a Rally for Recovery Through Infrastructure and More

In his annual State of American Business speech, U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Thomas J. Donohue outlined the path for a widespread economic recovery through a bold agenda of infrastructure investments, workforce reskilling, immigration reforms and reinvigorating America’s global competitiveness. Additionally, he warned that excessive regulations and anti-competitive taxes would undermine the recovery.

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Can’t Afford to Take the Year Off

Jan. 9, 2019 – U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Thomas J. Donohue just gave his annual State of American Business address, where he outlined top priorities for the business community in the coming year. While acknowledging the complex political environment, Donohue called out top challenges that require bipartisan action in Washington, including a comprehensive infrastructure package, reforms to our immigration system,…

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Infrastructure Week, Day Three

March 15, 2019 – Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tom Donahue has stated his concerns about the state of our infrastructure. “The need for Congress and the administration to come together on a bipartisan plan to revitalize the physical platform of our economy is more urgent today than ever before,” he said. “That’s because our nation’s infrastructure, although once the envy…

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Getting Schooled in Infrastructure

By Mark S. Kuhar The “Getting Schooled in Infrastructure” school bus tour kicked off at the now-closed I-495 bridge in Wilmington, Del., with a real school bus that has been crushed and carries a prop resembling a large piece of a fallen bridge. The bus will travel through more than 22 cities and Congressional districts. The prop is part of…

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