TODAY: Briefing on the Future of Transportation Funding

Disruptions in our transportation system are happening more quickly than Congress can consider policy solutions to adapt. We would like to invite you to a briefing highlighting the future of transportation funding and the innovative work happening across
the country to develop a more stable, equitable source of transportation funding and to better prepare us for these changes.

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Say NO to Trump Administration’s Rush to Drill in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Last month, the Department of the Interior announced that it will begin the process to hold its first lease sale in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by initiating scoping for an Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed lease sale and opening the
public comment period for a 60 day period. The Administration will not hold any public comment meetings outside of Alaska. As you will recall, this comes just months after oil industry allies in Congress slipped authorization for Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
drilling into the GOP tax scam.

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Invest in our Nation’s Crumbling Infrastructure

The American Society of Civil Engineers once again gave America’s infrastructure a D+ rating in its annual Infrastructure Report Score Card—a score that is, quite frankly, unacceptable for the American people and should be intolerable to every member of
Congress. May 14th through 21st marks the 6th annual Infrastructure Week, and there is no better time to highlight the critical importance of investing in the vital networks of transportation, water, energy, and civic infrastructure
systems in each of our districts.

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Congress Can Act on Infrastructure

This week marks the 6th annual National Infrastructure Week, and we know that Congress can come together to develop a bipartisan infrastructure strategy for our country. Earlier this year, the Problem Solvers Caucus released
Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure, a report produced by the Caucus Infrastructure Working Group with policy recommendations to build a 21st century infrastructure network for America. These policy options offer Congress a path forward
to develop a comprehensive plan to improve the nation’s highways, roads and bridges, transit and railways, ports and airports, water and sewer systems, energy system and power grid, and broadband and communications network.

You can read the Problem Solvers Report here.

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