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House Bill Aims to Clarify Independent Contractor Status
House Bill Aims to Clarify Independent Contractor Status

August 2, 2017
A bill newly proposed in the House would amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to change the classification of employers and employees. “Currently, it is...

Another House Bill Aims to Delay ELD Rule
Another House Bill Aims to Delay ELD Rule

July 19, 2017
Another Hail Mary Pass has been flung to try and slow the advance of the electronic logging device rule. Rep. Brian Babin has introduced the ELD Extension...

Could House Bill Slow or Even Stop ELD Rule?
Could House Bill Slow or Even Stop ELD Rule?

July 18, 2017
The House Transportation Committee has attached a directive to this year’s Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) appropriations bill that...

Trucking with Trump: Beware Fog Ahead
Trucking with Trump: Beware Fog Ahead

November 9, 2016
Since President-elect Trump has never been in lockstep with Republican orthodoxy, let alone GOP leadership on Capitol Hill, there’s no way of telling now...

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.

House Applies Highway Patch; Senate Expected to Rubberstamp
House Applies Highway Patch; Senate Expected to Rubberstamp

November 17, 2015
A bipartisan bill to extend the authorization for federal highway and transit programs through Dec. 4 has been passed by the House.

House Passes Highway Bill
House Passes Highway Bill

November 5, 2015
The House of Representatives has passed its version of a highway bill— voting for it 363-64 in overwhelming bipartisan fashion.

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 Approves Highway-Bill Patch
House Approves Highway-Bill Patch

October 27, 2015
Playing beat the clock, the House of Representatives today approved by voice vote a three-week extension of transportation funding.

Highway Bill Patch Could Derail Over Train Safety Measure
Highway Bill Patch Could Derail Over Train Safety Measure

October 26, 2015
The latest proposed extension of federal highway funding includes a provision to delay a mandate for automatic-braking equipment on trains that could turn...

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