Development Magazine Summer 2012

Advocacy

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Transportation Reauthorization Needs Long-Term Funding Solution 

The last multi-year transportation reauthorization, known as the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU), was originally passed as a bi-partisan bill in July of 2005. The reauthorization was widely seen at the time as a step in the right direction, though critics claimed that it was woefully underfunded to meet the growing needs of our infrastructure.

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Beyond the Beltway: Grassroots Programs Impact Public Policy 

NAIOP members play a critical role in advocating the priorities of the commercial real estate industry before government officials at every level. Only through education and understanding can your elected representative support NAIOP’s priorities for commercial real estate during public policy debates.