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New Jersey to Hike Diesel Fuel Tax by 27 Cents
New Jersey to Hike Diesel Fuel Tax by 27 Cents

October 11, 2016
New Jersey lawmakers have approved a bipartisan deal that not only raises fuel taxes in the Garden State for the first time in three decades, it...

Amendment Aims to Thwart Threat to Smaller Carriers
Amendment Aims to Thwart Threat to Smaller Carriers

November 3, 2015
An amendment would allow motor carriers that have not been rated by FMCSA to meet safety-eligibility requirements spelled out by the “Interim Hiring...

House Ways & Means Gets Earfuls on Fixing Highway Funding Mess
House Ways & Means Gets Earfuls on Fixing Highway Funding Mess

June 17, 2015
In testimony Wednesday, transportation stakeholders pressed the House Committee on Ways & Means to quickly and finally figure out how to fix the nation’s...

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.

War of Words Erupts Over Trump's Call to Allow Interstate Tolls
War of Words Erupts Over Trump's Call to Allow Interstate Tolls

May 23, 2017
A 39-word statement in a just-released six-page “fact sheet” on President Trump’s “infrastructure initiative” within his overall budget proposal has brought...

Civil Engineers Issue Harsh Report on State of Infrastructure
Civil Engineers Issue Harsh Report on State of Infrastructure

March 9, 2017
The American Society of Civil Engineers has once again assigned a barely passing grade of “D+” to the nation’s overall infrastructure and an even more...

Infrastructure Group Slams Trump on Erasing TIGER Grants
Infrastructure Group Slams Trump on Erasing TIGER Grants

March 17, 2017
An infrastructure advocacy group questions the wisdom of eliminating federal TIGER grants for funding freight-related road projects.

Senator: Hike Fuel Tax 4 Cents a Year for 4 Years
Senator: Hike Fuel Tax 4 Cents a Year for 4 Years

August 6, 2015
Sen. Tom Carper contends all that’s needed to restore the Highway Trust Fund is to raise federal fuel taxes by four cents a year for four years and then...

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...

Senate Moves Highway Bill Forward
Senate Moves Highway Bill Forward

July 22, 2015
The Senate voted on Wednesday to move forward a bipartisan highway bill that had been blocked by a procedural vote just a day before.

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