WHAT IS THE ALLIANCE FOR ALABAMA’S INFRASTRUCTURE?
The Alliance for Alabama’s Infrastructure (AAI) is a grassroots advocacy coalition focused on fixing Alabama’s infrastructure crisis by identifying financially-responsible investments, reforms and long-term solutions for Alabama’s transportation infrastructure and communicating this message to policy makers and the public. By investing in Alabama’s infrastructure, we can repair existing roads and bridges and launch new priority projects which make our roads safer, generate economic growth and improve quality of life for all Alabamians.
The AAI includes founding members from the Business Council of Alabama, the Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama, the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama, 3M, the Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce, the Birmingham Business Alliance, the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce, the South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce, the Albertville Chamber of Commerce, the Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce, the Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce, the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, the Opelika Chamber of Commerce, the Prattville Area Chamber of Commerce, Lake Guntersville Chamber of Commerce, North Baldwin Chamber of Commerce, the Alabama Retail Association, the Alabama Trucking Association, the Alabama Road Builders Association, the Economic Development Association of Alabama, the Association of County Commissions of Alabama, the Coalition for Regional Transportation, the Associated General Contractors, the Associated Builders and Contractors, the Alabama Asphalt Pavement Association, the American Association of Engineering Companies of Alabama, the American Society of Civil Engineers - Alabama Chapter, Alabama Bridge Contractors Association, the Coastal Alabama Partnership, Hunt Refining Company, Medical Association of Alabama, Marshall County Economic Development Council, Sain Associates, Mobile Asphalt Company, LLC., Wiregrass Construction Company, Inc., and the Alabama Concrete Industries Association.
THE SITUATION WE FACE
News and Updates
When the members of the Alabama Trucking Association got together recently to vote on whether to support a 10-cent increase in the state's fuel tax, Frank Filgo received his mandate. All 65 members of the Alabama Trucking Association voted "Yes." They represent 54 trucking-related companies in the state, all of which will be affected by any fuel tax hike.
MONTGOMERY - The Alabama House of Representatives is set to enter debate before taking a final vote Friday on HB 2, the Rebuild Alabama bill. The House will gavel in at 10:30 a.m. after HB 1, HB 2 and HB 3 unanimously advanced from the Transportation, Utilities and Infrastructure Committee and received their second readings Thursday afternoon.