Electricity demand has increased by 25% since 1990, while construction of transmission facilities has decreased by 30% (U.S. Department of Energy). One third of the nation’s major roads are in poor or mediocre condition (American Society for Civil Engineers), and one-fourth of our nation’s bridges are structurally deficient or functionally obsolete (Federal Highway Administration). Information traveling on our nation's information superhighway is expected to increase 50-fold by 2015, requiring broadband service providers to invest more than $100 billion in network infrastructure over the next five years (Progress & Freedom Foundation). The Chamber endorses a strategic long-term strategy that will strengthen our competitiveness and benefit all Americans.
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