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SUE Association Urges Senate to Pass Infrastructure Bill

Dear Senators: The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) represents an opportunity to provide meaningful economic and quality of life enhancements to communities across the country and to build for the future. The investments made in the Senate package would facilitate long-overdue repairs and improvements to our roads, bridges, rail, and public transportation systems, as well as investing in airports, ports, broadband, and water systems. The undersigned organizations encourage all senators to support the legislation. The bipartisan IIJA would have far-reaching benefits. The investments would create new jobs through project construction in the short term, and provide improved safety, mobility, and quality of life for decades to come. Taken together, the range of improved outcomes for all residents and businesses would help ensure a sound recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. By including a five-year reauthorization of federal highway, public transportation, and passenger rail programs, the agreement would also ensure states and localities have much- needed funding and policy certainty to proceed with planned projects. These programs are currently operating under an extension set to expire Sept. 30, underscoring the need for prompt Senate action. We are grateful for this generational investment in transportation infrastructure and ask for your support on all procedural votes and final passage of the IIJA when it reaches the Senate floor. Sincerely, American Road & Transportation Builders Association American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials U.S. Chamber of Commerce Agricultural Retailers AssociationAirports Council International--North AmericaAmerican Apparel &Footwear AssociationAmerican Concrete Pavement AssociationAmerican Concrete PipeAssociationAmerican Concrete Pumping Association


American Council for Capital FormationAmerican Council of Engineering CompaniesAmerican Foundry SocietyAmerican Highway Users AllianceAmerican Institute of Steel ConstructionAmerican Iron and SteelInstituteAmerican Public Transportation AssociationAmerican Public WorksAssociationAmerican Rental AssociationAmerican Securities AssociationAmerican Society of Civil EngineersAmerican Society of Concrete ContractorsAmerican Society of Landscape ArchitectsAmerican Subcontractors AssociationAmerican Traffic SafetyServices AssociationAmerican Trucking Associations AssociatedEquipment DistributorsAssociated GeneralContractors of AmericaAssociated Wire RopeFabricatorsAssociation for the Improvement of American InfrastructureAssociation of American RailroadsAssociation of Equipment ManufacturersAuto Care AssociationBuilding America's FutureCoalition for America’s Gateways & TradeCorridorsCommunity Transportation Association of AmericaConstruction &Demolition Recycling AssociationCorn Refiners AssociationDesign-Build Institute of AmericaFP2, formerly the Foundation for Pavement PreservationIndependent Lubricant Manufacturers AssociationIndustrial Minerals Association – North AmericaInstitute of Makers of ExplosivesInstitute of Transportation EngineersInternational Society of Explosive EngineersInternational Union of Operating EngineersLaborers International Union of North AmericaMotor & Equipment Manufacturers AssociationNational Asphalt Pavement AssociationNational Association of County EngineersNational Association of Home BuildersNational Association of Remodeling IndustryNational Association of Surety BondProducers


National Association of Trailer Manufacturers

National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors

National Electrical Contractors Association

National Independent Automobile Dealers Association

National Lime Association

National Ready Mixed Concrete Association

National Retail Federation

National Society of Professional Surveyors

National Steel BridgeAlliance

National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association

National Waste &Recycling Association

North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers

Portland Cement Association

Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

Railway Supply Institute

Retail Industry LeadersAssociation

Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association

Specialized Carriers &Rigging Association

State Business Executives

Steel Manufacturers Association

Subsurface Utility Engineering Association

The Surety &Fidelity Association of America

Tire Industry Association

Transport Workers Union of America

Transportation Intermediaries Association

Travel Goods Association

U.S. Geospatial Executives Organization

U.S. Travel Association

United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America

United Motorcoach Association


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