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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...

Senate Action Opposes Federal Excise Tax Increase
Senate Action Opposes Federal Excise Tax Increase

June 1, 2016
Sen. Cory Gardner introduced Senate Concurrent Resolution 40, expressing opposition toward increasing the 12% Federal Excise Tax (FET) on heavy trucks and...

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...

Fuel Tax Hike Unlikely, Says Congressman Shuster
Fuel Tax Hike Unlikely, Says Congressman Shuster

December 30, 2014
Rep. Bill Shuster, chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said that one of his 2015 priorities will be a highway bill – but he...

House Committee Approves Long-Term Highway Bill
House Committee Approves Long-Term Highway Bill

October 22, 2015
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee unanimously approved its version of a long-term highway bill, the Surface Transportation...

Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan Aims to Fund Projects Through Loans
Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan Aims to Fund Projects Through Loans

May 18, 2017
While details on President Trump’s $1 trillion Infrastructure plan may still be weeks away, two senators, Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) and Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), have...

Senators Reintroduce Bipartisan Vehicle Technology Bill
Senators Reintroduce Bipartisan Vehicle Technology Bill

June 1, 2017
U.S. Senators Gary Peters (D-MI), Lamar Alexander (R-TN), and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) have announced that they are reintroducing the Vehicle Innovation Act,...

ATA Urges Action from Congress on Infrastructure Plan
ATA Urges Action from Congress on Infrastructure Plan

March 7, 2018
ATA president and CEO Chris Spear appeared before Congress, urging the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to act quickly and intelligently on the...

Diesel Emissions Reduction Act Extension Introduced
Diesel Emissions Reduction Act Extension Introduced

April 21, 2016
U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.) has introduced a bill to extend the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) through 2021 to continue to provide EPA grants to...

Senate to Consider 6-Year, $350 Billion Highway Bill
Senate to Consider 6-Year, $350 Billion Highway Bill

June 24, 2015
A bipartisan effort by four key Senators led the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee on June 24 to recommend that the full Senate consider a...

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