September 21, 2018 – Hopes that another four-bill package of appropriations legislation for fiscal year 2019, including the Transportation-HUD appropriations bill, could be signed into law before the elections are fading, despite more meetings of Appropriations Committee staffers to be held next week.
Eno Transportation Weekly
Category: Trucking workforce
September 5, 2018 – In an effort to address occupational and skills gaps in the freight transportation industry, ports and private entities are teaming up with schools to help bring more young people into transportation and logistics careers.
September 6, 2018 – The leaders of the House and Senate transportation committees told reporters this week that they are working to “pre-conference” their disagreements on the Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill (H.R. 4/S. 1405). The House passed its bill on April 27 but the Senate has been unable to bring its own version of the bill to the floor.
July 18, 2018 – While most Americans only consider transportation as a means to get themselves to school and work, some students and adults are heading to transportation schools and infrastructure academies to boost their career opportunities.
May 23, 2018 – House Members grilled recently confirmed Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator Ray Martinez on the delayed implementation of motor carrier provisions of the FAST Act at a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Tuesday.
April 27, 2018 – Earlier today, the House of Representatives passed H.R.
April 25, 2018 – Last night, the House Rules Committee approved a special procedure that will allow the House to consider 116 amendments to H.R. 4, the Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill.
April 20, 2018 – The long-delayed Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill is finally poised for takeoff. The bill is on the official House floor schedule for next week, and the House Rules Committee has scheduled a hearing for 5 p.m.
April 19, 2018 – The House Rules Committee has now posted the text of 213 amendments to H.R. 4, the FAA reauthorization bill, that were filed before or shortly after the deadline of 2 p.m.
March 9, 2018 – Last week, the U.S. Department of Transportation publicly announced the next phase of its bold initiative to encourage the adoption of automation technologies in transportation.
December 22, 2017 – Both chambers of Congress passed the massive tax cut legislation (H.R.
December 15, 2017 – At 5:30 p.m. today, Congressional negotiators filed the final “conference report” version of the tax bill (H.R. 1) in the House of Representatives. The House could vote on the measure as early as Tuesday.
December 8, 2017 – The House and Senate sent the $1.45 trillion tax reform bill (H.R. 1) to a House-Senate conference committee this week to iron out differences between the House version of the bill and the Senate amendment.
December 8, 2017 – On December 7, the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Highways and Transit held a roundtable to discuss emerging technologies in the trucking industry, with a particular focus on automated driving systems.
November 16, 2017 – The House of Representatives has passed a tax reform bill cutting total federal receipts by almost $1.5 trillion over the next ten years (H.R .1) by a vote of 227 to 205.
November 10, 2017 – Yesterday afternoon, the House Ways and Means Committee approved a $1.5 trillion tax reform and rate reduction bill after a contentious four-day markup session.
November 9, 2017 – Commercial trucking is likely to be one of the first sectors that benefits from vehicle automation and connectivity, according to a new report from Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE).
November 3, 2017 – Yesterday, House Republican leaders stunned the infrastructure community yesterday when they released a mammoth tax reform bill (H.R.
On September 5, the House passed the SELF DRIVE Act – a bill that zoomed through the legislative process in a few short months with bipartisan support (almost) completely throughout.
But on the other side of the Hill, the upper chamber continues to live up to its reputation of being – as President James Buchanan put it best – “the world’s greatest deliberative body.”
June 28, 2017 – The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation approved S.