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House Rejects Senate Highway Trust Fund Patch as Deadline Looms
House Rejects Senate Highway Trust Fund Patch as Deadline Looms

July 31, 2014
Congress is inching ever closer to the edge of insolvency for the Highway Trust Fund. On Thursday afternoon the House rejected the Senate’s bill to patch...

Congress Passes 10-Month Highway Bill
Congress Passes 10-Month Highway Bill

July 31, 2014
The Senate Thursday night approved a $10.8 billion House bill to keep the Highway Trust Fund solvent through next May. This ensures that highway funding...

34-Hour Restart Takes Center Stage at Senate Safety Hearing
34-Hour Restart Takes Center Stage at Senate Safety Hearing

July 30, 2014
A Senate hearing on truck safety was dominated by the ongoing struggle over the 34-hour restart provision of the hours of service rule. Anne Ferro, in what...

Senate Passes December Trust Fund Patch
Senate Passes December Trust Fund Patch

July 29, 2014
The Senate passed a short-term patch to keep the Highway Trust Fund solvent until December 19, in effect setting up a vote this year on a long-term highway...

Ferro Presided Over Landmark Safety Rules
Ferro Presided Over Landmark Safety Rules

July 28, 2014
Anne Ferro, who will step down as chief of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration next month, served as administrator during a period of great...

Ferro to Step Down as FMCSA Chief
Ferro to Step Down as FMCSA Chief

July 25, 2014
Anne Ferro will step down next month from her post as chief of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. She has served as Administrator since 2009....

FMCSA Plans Upgrades to CSA Safety Data Website
FMCSA Plans Upgrades to CSA Safety Data Website

July 24, 2014
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is implementing a number of changes designed to improve the Safety Measurement System website, some in...

Highway Funding Debate Pending in Senate

July 23, 2014
The Senate is poised to debate and vote on a patch to keep the Highway Trust Fund solvent until a long-term program can be funded. The question for debate...

Foxx Urges Congress to Act on Highway Funding
Foxx Urges Congress to Act on Highway Funding

July 21, 2014
Congressional passage of a short-term patch for the Highway Trust Fund will avert the immediate crisis but not be cause for celebration, said Transportation...

Obama Moves to Support Private Infrastructure Investment
Obama Moves to Support Private Infrastructure Investment

July 17, 2014
As Congress struggles to preserve the Highway Trust Fund this summer and eventually pass a long-term highway bill, President Obama is using his executive...