Let's Rebuild America

The U.S. Chamber-led Let’s Rebuild America (LRA) initiative is the Chamber’s response to America’s infrastructure challenge—keep up with what the business community demands or U.S. economic productivity and global competitiveness will suffer.

Chaired by Chamber President and CEO Tom Donohue, LRA advocates for the need to maintain, modernize, and expand our nation’s infrastructure.

Recent Activity

Press ReleaseFeb 11, 2018 - 7:30pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on Release of Trump Administration Infrastructure Plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement on the upcoming release of the Trump administration’s infrastructure plan:

Press ReleaseJan 18, 2018 - 11:30am

U.S. Chamber’s Donohue Outlines Four-Point Plan for Infrastructure Modernization, Investment

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J.

Issue BriefJan 18, 2018 - 10:00am

Modernizing America’s Infrastructure Requires Adjusting the Federal Motor Vehicle User Fee

This issue brief examines the need to adjust the Federal Motor Vehicle User Fee, commonly referred to as the 'Gas Tax'. To rebuild and expand our roads, bridges, and transit systems, it is time for a modest increase in the federal motor vehicle fuel user fee.

SpeechJan 18, 2018 - 9:30am

America’s Infrastructure Summit: Time to Modernize

America’s Infrastructure Summit: Time to Modernize

Issue BriefJan 17, 2018 - 4:00pm

Modernizing America's Infrastructure Requires an Expanded Workforce

In order to modernize America's infrastructure, an expansion of the workforce is necessary. This issue brief explains the need, and includes recommendations on increasing the number of skilled workers.

Issue BriefJan 17, 2018 - 3:45pm

Modernizing America's Infrastructure Requires Public-Private Partnerships

Neither the government or the private sector can modernize America's infrastructure alone. This issue brief examines why public-private partnerships are integral to modernizing America's infrastructure.

Issue BriefJan 17, 2018 - 3:30pm

Modernizing America's Infrastructure Requires Streamlining the Permitting Process

This issue brief examines the tight correlation between modernizing America's infrastructure and streamlining the permitting process.

In the NewsJan 17, 2018 - 10:45am

U.S. Chamber of Commerce to push Trump, Congress to raise the gas tax to fund infrastructure

The story previews the Chamber’s proposal, which will recommend increasing the gas tax by 25 cents over 5 years, encouraging additional private investments in infrastructure projects, streamlining the permitting process, and growing the workforce.

LetterJun 26, 2017 - 5:30pm

H.R. 2997, the "21st Century AIRR Act"

This letter was sent to members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in regard to H.R. 2997, the “21st Century AIRR Act."