Issues

2020

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.

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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.

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2019

TCC Letter Urges Congressional Leaders to Pass 2020 Transportation Appropriations Bill

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

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TCC Letter Urges Congressional Leaders to Repeal FAST Act Rescission

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.

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TCC Letter To Senate on 2020 Transportation Appropriations Amendments

Oct. 30, 2019: The TCC wrote to the Senate to weigh in on various amendments to the FY 2020 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations bill.

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TCC Letter of Support for America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act (ATIA)

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).

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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.

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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.

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TCC Rebuild America Act

Feb. 1, 2019: The TCC sent a letter to Rep. Blumenauer in support of the Rebuild America Act of 2019.

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2018

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.

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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.”.

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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.

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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.”.

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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.

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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.

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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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2017

TCC Tax Reform Confree

Dec. 13, 2017: The TCC advised tax reform conferees on various provisions.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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