Sunday, January 21, 2018
The Nation
Trade coalitions ask Congress to pass plan to increase fed funding on infrastructure

Trade coalitions ask Congress to pass plan to increase fed funding on infrastructure

WASHINGTON — A large coalition of national trade associations, all of which are stakeholders in infrastructure investment, called on Congress to pass a plan that increases direct federal project spending on infrastructure and encourages participation by states and private investors “without shifting federal responsibilities.”

North American Class 8 truck orders reported strong in December

North American Class 8 truck orders reported strong in December

Both major organizations that track trends in the trucking industry report strong North American Class 8 orders for December.

First snow, now bitter cold disrupts life on East Coast

First snow, now bitter cold disrupts life on East Coast

BOSTON — Frigid temperatures, some that could feel as cold as minus 30 degrees, moved across the East Coast on Friday as the region attempted to clean up from a massive winter storm that brought more than a foot of snow, hurricane-force winds and coastal flooding a day earlier.

Mississippi House restarts push for road and bridge money

Mississippi House restarts push for road and bridge money

JACKSON, Miss. — The Mississippi House of Representatives and House Speaker Philip Gunn are wasting little time in the 2018 Legislature renewing their push for more road and bridge money.

Montana driver put OOS after testing positive for controlled substance use

Montana driver put OOS after testing positive for controlled substance use

WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has declared Montana-licensed truck driver Robert Schefflmaer to be an imminent hazard to public safety and has ordered him not to operate any commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce.

House transportation leader Bill Shuster to retire

House transportation leader Bill Shuster to retire

WASHINGTON — Pennsylvania Rep. Bill Shuster, the powerful Republican chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said Tuesday that he won't run for re-election.

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