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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...

Senate Advances Pro-Trucking Measures
Senate Advances Pro-Trucking Measures

June 26, 2015
Before heading out the door on June 26 for an 11-day Congressional recess, the Republican majority in the Senate flexed its political muscle to move forward...

Senate Highway Bill Dodges Potholes
Senate Highway Bill Dodges Potholes

July 26, 2015
As of late Sunday evening, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had managed to steer the multi-year highway bill introduced last week beyond some...

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.

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...

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...

Senate Approves House’s 3-Month Highway Bill
Senate Approves House’s 3-Month Highway Bill

July 30, 2015
The Senate passed its massive and contentious long-term highway bill and then approved the three-month extension of federal highway funding passed earlier...

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...

Chiefs of FedEx Freight, Werner Urge Congress to Up Highway Funding
Chiefs of FedEx Freight, Werner Urge Congress to Up Highway Funding

April 5, 2017
FedEx Freight President and CEO Mike Ducker and Werner Enterprises President and CEO Derek Leathers both testified before a Senate panel on April 4 that the...

Trucking Applauds Proposed TWIC Driver-Credential Reform Measure
Trucking Applauds Proposed TWIC Driver-Credential Reform Measure

April 3, 2017
A bipartisan measure that aims to make the federal Transportation Worker Identification Credential program more effective by ensuring “a risk-based security...