Legislation meant to upgrade and modernize the country’s freight networks, drinking water system and railroads garnered a mostly bipartisan reception during its ongoing consideration this month in the U.S. Senate.
WASHINGTON — The main sponsor of a program to pave the way for commercial driver license holders under 21 to operate commercial motor vehicles in interstate commerce expressed optimism about his proposal’s chances of passing in the U.S. Senate.
President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead a key federal transportation investigatory unit was easily approved by a U.S. Senate panel Aug. 4.
“Infrastructure Week” finally arrived inside the Beltway, at least in the U.S. Senate. Here’s your Capitol Agenda look at the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.
The top Republican on the transportation panel in the U.S. House of Representatives raised concerns about certain infrastructure programs that received emergency federal aid during the pandemic.
A vote in the U.S. Senate to launch debate on a comprehensive infrastructure bill and the passage of fiscal 2022 transportation funding in the House of Representatives coalesced to create an unofficial “infrastructure week” spearheaded by congressional…
The leaders of the U.S. Senate’s freight committee called on the Biden administration, congressional colleagues and private industry stakeholders to enhance security operations following the cyberattack on Colonial Pipeline.
Freight stakeholders are voicing opposition to a bill currently being debated in the U.S. Senate that aims to make changes to federal classification for workers.
Two U.S. senators proposed repealing the excise tax on new trucks as an effort to modernize the freight industry.
Congress has a full plate ahead of its August recess. Here’s your Capitol Agenda look at the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.