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INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT AND JOBS ACT OF 2021

On August 10, 2021, the Senate passed H.R. 3684, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) by a vote of 69-30. The bill is currently pending before the House of Representatives. The total cost of the bill is $1.2 trillion with $548 billion in new infrastructure spending. The bill reauthorizes the traditional surface transportation programs for five-years, and provides additional funding for highways, bridges, transit, rail, energy, water, and broadband.
 

2021 House and Senate Congressional Calendar

Summaries of Congressional Action

Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 

On December 21, Congress approved H.R. 133, Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021. NAPA's government affairs team has prepared a summary of highway provisions in the legislation.

CONSOLIDATED APPROPRIATIONS ACT SUMMARY

INVEST Act 

Legislation is complex, read our team's summary of the INVEST Act, passed out of the House on July 1, 2021, to get the highlights.

HOUSE BILL SUMMARY

STRA 21

Read about the pavement-related provisions of the Senate EPW Committee passed Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act of 2021.

SENATE BILL SUMMARY

Great American Outdoors Act

The U.S. House of Representatives recently approved The Great American Outdoors Act, which would open up new markets for the asphalt pavement industry by making critical investments in roads, parking lots, and trails in the country’s national park system and other public lands.

GAO ACT SUMMARY

Conduct a Great Plant Tour

An CRH plant hosts Rep. Terri Sewell (D-Ala.)

Together We Can Make a Strong Case for Asphalt

One of the most effective ways to connect with legislators is to bring them into the plant, show them the equipment, and discuss your company's impact on the local economy.

Interacting with lawmakers at your site is a critical step in building long-lasting relationships with them, and provides an opportunity for legislators to better understand your business and focus their attention on the asphalt pavement industry’s priorities. LEARN HOW to schedule and conduct you best plant tour yet. 

117th Congress Educational Toolkit

It is critical to schedule meetings with new members to educate them on industry topics. In January, House and Senate leadership will discuss Committee assignments with the 117th Congress and you want transportation and the asphalt pavement industry priorities to be top of mind.

To help you, the NAPA Government Affairs team has prepared an educational kit for use during your meetings.

117th Congress Educational Toolkit

Virtual Meeting Talking Points

In a changing advocacy environment use these virtual meeting talking points to highlight the asphalt pavement industry’s goals and priorities when you connect with your Members of Congress 

Talking Points

Highways Drive America

Tell members of Congress about the need to fund highways that support every community and industry across our nation. Download and share the tools to help spread this important message.

Campaign Materials

Funding Infographic

A picture tells a thousand words. Share this Highway Materials Group infographic detailing why America's highways are so important.

Infographic

TRIP Fact Sheets

Find Key Facts by State on America's Surface Transportation System

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Advocacy Handbook

Government decisions impact business and our lives, learn how to advocate to ensure legislators understand the real-world effects of their decisions.

Become an Advocate

Organize In-District Meetings

Lawmakers want to hear from you, organize a meeting and save on travel expenses by talking to lawmakers in the home office.

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Requesting In-District Meeting

Staffers on Capitol Hill schedule meetings in-district all the time, but for those unfamiliar, follow NAPA's template to get started today.

Sample Letter

Running Effective Meetings

Lawmakers are busy and often have limited time to meet with constituents. Follow this 10-step guide to ensure your meeting is a success.

Guide

Highway Funding Presentation

Our staff experts put together great presentations about highway funding, check out the latest information. 

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White Paper on Reconciliation

Since many NAPA members have questions about the reconciliation process, NAPA has released a white paper on how the reconciliation process works and how it may be used in advancing infrastructure legislation. 

White Paper on Reconciliation