Published: May 02, 2012
Last week, while discussing Business Roundtable’s (BRT) Permitting Jobs and Business Investment: Streamlining the Federal Permitting Process report, BRT President John Engler explained why the Obama Administration and Congress must enact much-needed reforms to expedite ready-to-build U.S. infrastructure projects:
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