The Maryland Chamber joined 30 other state chambers of commerce this week to urge Congress to act on critical transportation infrastructure. The current surface transportation funding bill, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21), is set to expire in September.
Several states, including Maryland, have recently passed transportation funding bills, but state action isn’t enough. “A strong national transportation system drives economic growth, job creation and global competitiveness,” Maryland Chamber President Kathy Snyder said. “We encourage our elected officials in Washington to take a thoughtful approach to our federal and state transportation challenges.”
In a joint letter to congressional leaders, state chamber leaders outlined urged congressional action on a new surface transportation bill and asked them to consider the following critical principals:
You can view the complete letter online here.
Legislative Issues Tag: Transportation