Issue / Trucking Workforce

FAA Bill Finally on House Floor Next Week

April 20, 2018 The long-delayed Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill is finally poised for takeoff. The bill is on...

Over 200 Amendments Filed to Revised House FAA Bill

April 19, 2018 - 4:15 p.m. The House Rules Committee has now posted the text of 213 amendments to H.R. 4, the FAA reauthorization...

USDOT Unveils Ambitious Multimodal Automation Initiative, Automated Vehicles 3.0

March 9, 2018 Last week, the U.S. Department of Transportation publicly announced the next phase of its bold initiative to encourage...

Trump Signs Massive Tax Cut Bill into Law

December 22, 2017 Both chambers of Congress passed the massive tax cut legislation (H.R. 1) by party-line votes this week, and...

Final Tax Bill Preserves PABs, Kills Transportation Fringe Benefit Deduction for Employers

December 15, 2017 At 5:30 p.m. today, Congressional negotiators filed the final "conference report" version of the tax bill (H.R. 1)...

Tax Reform Bill Sent to House-Senate Conference

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...

Congress Gears Up for Debate Over Automated Trucks, Workforce Impacts

December 8, 2017  Even as Congress tries to wrap up its work on the nation’s first laws for automated vehicles (AVs), the House...

House Passes $1.5T Tax Reform Bill as Senate Committee Markup Continues

November 16, 2017 The House of Representatives has passed a tax reform bill cutting total federal receipts by almost $1.5 trillion...

Tax Reform Bill Approved by House Committee; Senate Tax Plan Unveiled

November 10, 2017 (updated Nov. 15) Yesterday afternoon, the House Ways and Means Committee approved a $1.5 trillion tax reform and...

New Report Suggests Workforce, Safety Concerns for Automated Trucks Are Overblown

November 9, 2017 Commercial trucking is likely to be one of the first sectors that benefits from vehicle automation and...

House Tax Reform Bill Would Kill PABs, Discourage Parking and Transit Benefits

November 3, 2017 Yesterday, House Republican leaders stunned the infrastructure community yesterday when they released a mammoth tax...

Senate Autonomous Vehicle Bill Now Expected to Include Self-Driving Trucks

September 6, 2017 – 11:00 p.m. Earlier today, the House passed the SELF DRIVE Act – a bill that zoomed through the legislative...

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