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What is Business Roundtable

Business Roundtable (BRT) is an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies working to promote sound public policy and a thriving U.S. economy.

More Than Leaders. Leadership.

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.

About BRT

As business leaders who represent every sector of the economy and rely on the nation’s infrastructure to compete globally, Business Roundtable members are committed to modernizing the system to generate jobs and spur investment.

Business & Labor Leaders Joint Infrastructure Priorities

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.

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Op-Ed - Infrastructure: A Clear Path to Jobs & Growth

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.

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A Blueprint for Renewing America's Infrastructure

BRT Letter: Expedite Infrastructure Permitting Through Existing Law

In a letter to the White House, Business Roundtable says the Administration can speed infrastructure permitting by using provisions of an existing law, FAST-41.

Gridlocked & Grounded

During this busy holiday travel week, Business Roundtable will highlight how our infrastructure is failing – and how the situation is hurting Americans, our economy and our place in the world.

Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure & Moving Back Into the Fast Lane

Infrastructure Week is underway across America – and Business Roundtable is driving the national conversation on rebuilding the backbone of America. 

As the CEOs of Business Roundtable made the case last year in Road to Growth: The Case for Investing in America's Transportation Infrastructure, the United States’ neglected, aging infrastructure is not only slowing the public – it’s acting as a drag on the entire U.S. economy.

Time to Rebuild America’s Infrastructure – and Move Us Out of the Slow Lane

It is an important week for U.S. infrastructure, and America’s business leaders are reaffirming their commitment to rebuilding this critical national asset.

In an op-ed, Jacqueline Hinman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CH2M and Chair of the Business Roundtable Infrastructure Committee, writes:

America's Infrastructure is a Strategic Asset: CH2M CEO Jacqueline Hinman

Jacqueline Hinman, Chairman and CEO of CH2M, and Chair of the Business Roundtable Infrastructure Committee, shares why our national leaders need to invest in America’s infrastructure and move us back into the global fast lane. 

The Benefits of Infrastructure Investment: AECOM CEO Michael Burke

Michael Burke, Chairman and CEO of AECOM, reaffirms the commitment from U.S. business leaders to rebuild America’s infrastructure—and calls on a commitment from our national leaders.

Support Soars for Modern Air Traffic Control System

A plan to modernize the U.S. air traffic control system, encouraging innovation while strengthening safety oversight, is gaining speed, with its approval this week by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.

The committee on Thursday reported out H.R. 4441, the Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization (AIRR) Act, which reauthorizes the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).


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The nation’s air traffic management system is the hidden infrastructure that enables transportation by air. Unfortunately, it suffers from a series of challenges that negatively affect the economy and all Americans who rely upon it for safe, efficient transport. Modernizing the system would stimulate the economy, with broad and lasting positive effects for American companies, communities, workers and the flying public.

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Over the last several decades, U.S. transportation infrastructure has deteriorated, especially compared to the nation’s global competitors. Accelerating this decline is a lack of consistent, stable government funding for major projects and ongoing maintenance

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