TCC Letter Urges Congress to Pass 2021 Spending Bill
Nov. 24, 2020: The TCC sent a letter to congressional appropriations leaders urging them to pass a fiscal 2021 spending bill before the Dec. 11 expiration of the current continuing resolution. The legislation should include full funding for core highway and public transit programs at authorized levels as well as increased supplemental investments in these programs.
TCC Letter Urges State Aid and Long-Term Surface Transportation Bill
April 24, 2020: The TCC sent a letter to congressional leaders strongly urging them to provide beleaguered state departments of transportation (DOTs) with almost $50 billion in federal funding to make sure improvements to the nation’s transportation infrastructure continue in the wake of losses due to lower gas tax revenues.
TCC Letter on Coronavirus Relief Legislation
March 19, 2020: TCC sent a letter to congressional leaders urging them to include a multi-year surface transportation investment package in the latest coronavirus relief measure.
Dec. 3, 2019: The TCC sent a letter to leaders of the Senate and House appropriations committees urging their negotiators to complete action on the fiscal year 2020 transportation appropriations bill
Nov. 15, 2019: The TCC sent a letter to House and Senate majority and minority leaders urging the full repeal of the $7.6 billion Contract Authority rescission set to take effect July 1, 2020.
July 30, 2019: The TCC sent a letter to the chairman and ranking member of the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee and chairwoman and ranking member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee in support of America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act (ATIA).
TCC Urges Senate to Address Investment Shortfalls
April 15, 2019: The TCC sent a letter urging the Senate to advance an infrastructure bill to address the shortfalls in investment in our transportation system.
TCC Final FY 2019 Appropriations Package
Feb. 14, 2019: The TCC sent senators a letter in an effort to garner support for the final FY 2019 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies spending bill.
TCC Rebuild America Act
Feb. 1, 2019: The TCC sent a letter to Rep. Blumenauer in support of the Rebuild America Act of 2019.
TCC Senate and Appropriations Committees
Nov. 15, 2018: The TCC sent a letter to Senate and House Appropriations Committees Leadership urging the swift completion of the FY 2019 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Related Agencies Act.
TCC Senate WRDA
Oct. 19, 2018: The TCC urged senators to support the House Amendment to S. 3021, the “America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018.”.
TCC Aviation Conference Report
Sept. 25, 2018: The TCC penned a letter to members of Congress regarding measures to benefit air travelers and the U.S. economy.
TCC House WRDA
Sept. 13, 2018: The TCC urged representatives to support the House Amendment to S. 3021, the “America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018.”.
TCC Tax Reform Confree
April 19, 2018: The TCC urged House Rules Committee Members to make amendments that will ensure the prioritization of upgrading and modernizing of the nation’s airport infrastructure in the aviation reauthorization proposal.
TCC Tax Reform Confree
March 9, 2018: The TCC voiced their support for the Passenger Facility Charge increase and Airport Improvement Program funding level included in the Senate FY 2018 Transportation, Housing and Related Agencies Appropriations.
TCC Statement on White House’s Infrastructure Plan & FY2019 Budget Proposal
Feb. 12, 2018: The TCC released a statement following the Trump administration’s Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America and FY2019 Budget request.
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TCC Tax Reform Confree
Dec. 13, 2017: The TCC advised tax reform conferees on various provisions.
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.
TCC Senate Bill 1 Letter to Leader McCarthy
Sept. 15, 2017: The TCC sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader McCarthy urging against the repeal of SB 1 in California.
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.
TCC Final Problem Solver Statement
Jan. 10, 2017: The TCC released a statement in response to the release of the Problem Solvers Caucus report, Rubuilding America’s Infrastructure.