Both political parties understand that smart investments in infrastructure contribute to economic growth, job creation, and overall quality of life, but there are differing opinions on a new effort to modernize America’s transportation, water, broadband, and other infrastructure systems. With infrastructure emerging as a major agenda item for the new administration and Congress, can policymakers reconcile their varying priorities in a bipartisan package?
BPC hosted a discussion exploring the 2017 political landscape and the shared principles that should guide any new proposal.
Opening remarks by:
North America Chairman, Meridiam
President and CEO, S&P Global
Managing Director, SIFMA
Division Director, National Governors Association
Chief of Staff, North America’s Building Trade Unions
Executive Director of Transportation Infrastructure, U.S. Chamber of Commerce