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Infrastructure in 2017

KEYWORDS: DOUG PETERSON, JANE GARVEY, LIVE NOW, SUZANNE SHANK

WHEN: Monday, February 13, 2017 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET

WHERE: Bipartisan Policy Center, 1225 Eye Street NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC, 20005

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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:

Jane Garvey
North America Chairman, Meridiam

Doug Peterson
President and CEO, S&P Global

Featuring: 

Michael Decker
Managing Director, SIFMA
@BondWonk

Sue Gander
Division Director, National Governors Association

Mike Monroe
Chief of Staff, North America’s Building Trade Unions

Ed Mortimer
Executive Director of Transportation Infrastructure, U.S. Chamber of Commerce