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ARA Co-Signed an Ag Transportation Working Group Letter Supporting Infrastructure Legislation

Aug 06 2021

ARA co-signed a letter sent by the Agricultural Transportation Working Group (ATWG) to Senate leadership urging strong support for the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

Modernizing America’s transportation infrastructure has long been a priority of the ATWG and the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act would deliver on this priority by investing an additional $110 billion in U.S. roads and bridges, $65 billion for broadband, and $17.3 billion for ports and inland waterways.

In addition, this bipartisan agreement includes a number of provisions designed to boost the resiliency of the agricultural supply chain including investments in cybersecurity and programs to address the truck driver shortage.

Read the letter to learn more about this legislation's impact on U.S. economic growth and trade.