ISSUES


TCC Reminds U.S. Senate of Infrastructure Initiatives:

Oct. 18, 2017: Dramatic cuts in Highway Trust Fund-supported transportation investment are inconsistent with President Trump’s call to upgrade the nation’s infrastructure network and would severely dilute such an initiative, the TCC reminded the U.S. Senate as it passed an FY-2018 budget resolution.

TCC Urges Congress to Stabilize Highway Trust Fund:

Oct. 11, 2017: Granite Construction President and CEO Jim Roberts, representing the TCC, testified before the House Highways & Transit Subcommittee. He urged Congress to permanently stabilize and grow the Highway Trust Fund revenue stream as part of any package to reform the U.S. tax code. Read his testimony.

Senate Urged to Increase Charge for Airport Infrastructure”

July 26, 2017: The TCC urged the Senate Appropriations Committee in a July 26 letter to allow airports to increase their Passenger Facility Charges (PFC). The PFC is imposed by airports on departing flights and the revenues are used for infrastructure improvements where the fee is collected. It has been capped by federal law since 2000.