Business Roundtable is an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies working to promote a thriving economy and expanded opportunity for all Americans through sound public policy.
A modern physical infrastructure is a critical driver of increased investment, job creation and overall economic growth. The current state of U.S. infrastructure – from roads and bridges to air traffic control and navigable waterways – lags behind the nation’s global competitors. Business Roundtable supports policies that will increase investment in key infrastructure projects and modernize how the future transportation system is funded and managed.
Recent Activities in Infrastructure
The 21st Century AIRR Act would allow technology and facilities to be upgraded more quickly, improve overall efficiency, lower costs and get passengers to their destinations more quickly — all while maintaining and improving safety.
Jacqueline Hinman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CH2M and Chair of the Business Roundtable Infrastructure Committee, today issued the following statement in support of the Trump Administration’s initiative to modernize the U.S. air traffic control system:
In May 2017, business and labor leaders came together to support shared priorities on the reforms needed to revitalize the nation's infrastructure.
Infrastructure: A Clear Path to Jobs & Growth
Op-ed by by Sean McGarvey, Jacqueline Hinman and Nicholas K. Akins originally appeared in Tribune News Services.
Labor unions and the business community have come together to support a major economic priority — infrastructure investment. There is no better time for the president and members of Congress on both sides of the aisle to join us in developing a plan to restore and expand the transportation, water and energy networks on which the U.S. economy runs.
A Blueprint for Renewing America's Infrastructure