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Trucking Alliance: Senate Should Ditch Funding Riders that “Compromise Safety”
Trucking Alliance: Senate Should Ditch Funding Riders that “Compromise Safety”

June 17, 2015
The Trucking Alliance is urging the Senate to reject riders to the funding bill that “would compromise truck safety” by reducing funding for certain...

President Obama Inks Highway Patch
President Obama Inks Highway Patch

June 1, 2015
The Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015 was signed into law on Friday by President Obama extending funding through July 31.

Highway Patch Bill Sent to President Obama
Highway Patch Bill Sent to President Obama

May 26, 2015
With a voice vote on Saturday, the U.S. Senate approved the two-month extension of the highway bill that was passed by the House of Representatives last...

House Dems Push Long-Term Highway Measure
House Dems Push Long-Term Highway Measure

May 20, 2015
Peter DeFazio and 19 Committee Democrats have introduced the Obama Administration’s GROW AMERICA Act as a long-term surface transportation funding measure.

Senators Float Midsummer Highway Bill Patch
Senators Float Midsummer Highway Bill Patch

May 14, 2015
With one week left to pass a short-term funding extension two key Democratic lawmakers have introduced a measure to extend the authorization of surface...

House Bill Allows Twin 33s Nationwide; Keeps Restart Suspension Active
House Bill Allows Twin 33s Nationwide; Keeps Restart Suspension Active

May 13, 2015
The House Appropriations Committee has approved a $55-billion spending bill that includes a provision to allow 33-foot long double trailers on Interstate...

ATA Wants Highway Bill Patched But Fast
ATA Wants Highway Bill Patched But Fast

May 12, 2015
The ATA is urging Congress to quickly adopt a short-term measure to keep the Highway Trust Fund afloat to help ensure that a comprehensive long-term highway...

Senate Bill Would Create Infrastructure Tax Credit
Senate Bill Would Create Infrastructure Tax Credit

May 5, 2015
New bipartisan legislation introduced in the Senate could help bridge the highway funding gap by expanding the use of tax-exempt bonds and implementing a...

Paul Ryan: Highway Bill Takes Backseat to Tax Reform
Paul Ryan: Highway Bill Takes Backseat to Tax Reform

April 30, 2015
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), Chairman of the powerful Ways and Means Committee, has strongly indicated that there’s no way around applying another short-term...

DOT: Patch Highway Fund If It Leads to Real Fix
DOT: Patch Highway Fund If It Leads to Real Fix

April 3, 2015
Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx has signaled that he does not oppose Congress applying a short-term fix to keep the Highway Trust Fund solvent...