At a time of resolute U.S. government action on both foreign and domestic fronts, theAmerican Council of Engineering Companies(ACEC) is working closely with the Bush Administration and Congress to respond to terrorism and strengthen the country's economy. In a letter to President Bush, ACEC Chairman Stephen Goddard saluted President Bush 's "courage and leadership" in response to the terrorist attacks of September 11 and reaffirmed ACEC's support for the President's efforts to protect the nation 's security and to stimulate the economy.