GCA Statement on the the appointment of Elaine Chao as U.S. Transportation Secretary

November 29, 2016

“The General Contractors Association of New York congratulates Elaine Chao on her appointment and looks forward to working with her. Investing in our nation’s transportation infrastructure is key to strengthening our national economy and is critical to the country’s future economic success. We are hopeful that her vast experience in government and dealing with labor issues will enable her to meet the challenges that have confronted previous administrations. We look forward to working with her to advance critically needed infrastructure projects. President-elect Trump has signaled that he intends to pursue a vigorous infrastructure agenda and we believe Ms. Chao is the professional who can convert policy into action.”

About the General Contractors Association
The General Contractors Association represents the unionized heavy construction industry in New York City that constructs New York’s building foundations and public works infrastructure. Our 300 members employ 20,000 hardworking professional and trades workers across New York State. In addition to New York City, our employees come from 702 New York State zip codes, as far east as North Haven, as far north as Champlain and as far west as Chautauqua.