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Latest Aviation Bill Ditches Pro-Trucking Reform
Latest Aviation Bill Ditches Pro-Trucking Reform

March 11, 2016
The effort to inject a reform proposal widely viewed as favorable to trucking into an aviation bill has crashed and burned. At least for now.

Highway Bill Signed by President Obama
Highway Bill Signed by President Obama

December 4, 2015
Ten years in the making, a fully funded highway bill that runs longer than two years has become law.

New Highway Bill Scores High Marks
New Highway Bill Scores High Marks

December 2, 2015
Reaction of industry stakeholder groups to the highway bill compromise forged by Congress is mixed, but decidedly more positive than negative.

Senate Again Says Nay to Twin 33s
Senate Again Says Nay to Twin 33s

November 18, 2015
The Senate has approved an amendment that strips out a measure included in the Department of Transportation funding bill that would have allowed...

Senate Motion Urges No Twin 33s in Highway Bill
Senate Motion Urges No Twin 33s in Highway Bill

November 11, 2015
The Senate has approved a bipartisan motion that instructs Senate conferees to the highway bill to oppose the inclusion of a provision that would allow...

Senate Rubber-Stamps Highway Bill Patch
Senate Rubber-Stamps Highway Bill Patch

October 29, 2015
Just a day before current funding was set to expire, the Senate on Oct. 28 approved by voice vote the short highway-bill extension that had been passed by...

House Highway Bill Promises Trucking Reforms
House Highway Bill Promises Trucking Reforms

October 19, 2015
New long-term measure would hide CSA scores, launch an under-21 CDL pilot program and allow hair-testing for drug-testing truck drivers.

Good News on Trust Fund Is Not Necessarily Good News for Highway Bill
Good News on Trust Fund Is Not Necessarily Good News for Highway Bill

September 9, 2015
Transportation-policy consultant Ken Orski argues in his latest Innovation NewsBrief update that the urgency to pass a long-term highway bill has “largely...

How Long Will Congress Keep Highway Bill on Back Burner?
How Long Will Congress Keep Highway Bill on Back Burner?

September 8, 2015
The Capitol Hill recess is finally over and trucking can hope that during their weeks away from Capitol Hill, every Member of Congress heard earfuls from...

Nadeau Confirmed as FHWA Administrator
Nadeau Confirmed as FHWA Administrator

August 6, 2015
The Senate unanimously confirmed Greg Nadeau as Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration on August 5.