The Fed’s Interest Rate Hike Underscores Need for Timely Action on Infrastructure Projects

Today the Federal Reserve announced the first interest rate hike in nearly a decade. The Fed is charged with the task of delicately balancing inflation, employment, and economic growth. Raising rates is positive news that the economy is continuing...

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Arizona Chamber Statement on Passage of Federal Highway Bill

The U.S. House and Senate last night passed the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, or the FAST Act, a five-year transportation funding bill. The legislation is now headed to President Obama’s desk. We expect and encourage the President to...

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Congress Reaches Agreement on Long-Term Highway Bill

At long last, the U.S. Congress has arrived at an agreement to fund our nation’s transportation systems for a full five years. The FAST Act, short for “Fixing America’s Surface Transportation,” provides around $300 billion in funding for highways,...

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