Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

Six Year Highway Bill Fails to Reform Waste

Posted on: May 16th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

When the Senate Committee on Environmental and Public Works (EPW) recently released its proposal for a six year reauthorization of the current highway and surface [...]


GROW what? Proposed bill misnamed

Posted on: May 2nd, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Now that the Obama administration has sent its transportation funding bill to Congress so we can see what’s in it, it’s clear that the GROW [...]


Political Fantasy Not Viable Highway Funding Option

Posted on: April 22nd, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Just when it looked as if some common sense regarding the highway funding bill was found in Washington, along comes the Obama administration with its [...]


Future for Highway Funding

Posted on: April 18th, 2014 by Tom Kelley 1 Comment

Some Senators Reach Bipartisan Agreement On Next Highway Bill With just a few months left before the expiration of the current highway funding bill, there [...]


Minimum wage hype is only a political weapon

Posted on: March 25th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Just in time for election season, hype over raising the federal minimum wage has mysteriously become of interest once again. As usual, the current focus [...]


Industry shouldn’t endorse more fuel regs

Posted on: February 25th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Allies or Adversaries? Perhaps the most important element to winning, or just surviving, a battle is to first recognize that the battle exists. For far [...]


Magical Thinking

Posted on: February 21st, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Calls for additional fuel economy regs not practical In yet another example of bypassing the legislative branch, earlier this week the President ordered his administration [...]


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 [...]


Voting Makes All the Difference

Posted on: August 27th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

“In a democracy, people get the government they deserve,” says a quote attributed to everybody from Shakespeare, to Jefferson, to gonzo-journalist Hunter S. Thompson. We [...]


Top Reasons to Ditch Renewable Fuels

Posted on: August 16th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

The recent extension of the deadline to meet renewable fuel quotas for 2013 was a step in the right direction, but why not eliminate quotas [...]


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