Posts Tagged ‘Government’

VMT tax back on the table

Posted on: December 13th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Last week’s highway funding proposal by Representative Earl Blumenauer of Oregon gained considerable attention for addressing a long needed increase in fuel taxes. However, the [...]


New Tax Proposed for Highway Funding

Posted on: December 6th, 2013 by Tom Kelley 1 Comment

Right Topic, Wrong Idea Earlier this week, Oregon’s Representative Earl Blumenauer reintroduced legislation regarding funding for federal highway programs. The bill requires the government to [...]


Big Government’s HOS as bad as its Healthcare

Posted on: November 26th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Now that we’re a bit farther into the new HOS rules than we are with the healthcare takeover, it’s becoming readily apparent to anybody with [...]


HOS flawed…who knew?

Posted on: November 22nd, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

ATA calls for action on HOS rules Earlier this week the American Trucking Associations (ATA) once again called on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [...]


9 State AGs take EEOC to task – will things change?

Posted on: October 30th, 2013 by derek No Comments

State attorneys general from West Virginia, Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, South Carolina, and Utah have sent a co-signed letter to the Equal Employment [...]


ACA health care? More like health scare

Posted on: October 22nd, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Dreamed up by activists and lobbyists and passed into law by unprecedented legislative malpractice, the so-called Affordable Care Act (ACA) is now showing its true [...]


Road Rules | Detour Ahead

Posted on: October 18th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Decaying Highway Network Increases Transportation Costs If we can’t rely on the government agencies that collect our road use taxes to perform the most basic [...]


Apnea Gets Formal

Posted on: October 11th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

House & Senate Pass Apnea Regulation Bill Unanimously Although the FMCSA has already stated its intent to use the formal rulemaking process to address the [...]


Congress questions HOS regulations

Posted on: September 10th, 2013 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

A letter, signed by 51 members of the U.S. House of Representatives, was written to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx expressing concerns about the Hours of [...]


Delayed transportation bill blocks HOS amendment

Posted on: August 2nd, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

An amendment to the House transportation bill, supported by Rep. Richard Hanna (R-NY), was introduced this week that would have helped the trucking industry. The [...]


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