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Suggestions due by April 13th for Surface Transportation Bill-Reauthorization

Apr
5,
2011
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Today we spoke to the Highways and Transit Subcommittee, one of the subcommittees within the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.   The Subcommittee has jurisdiction over our nation’s highway, transit and highway safety programs, as well as the policy that governs how … Continue reading

Politicians Getting more Pressure to Support Jason’s Law

Oct
3,
2010
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The 3rd national call in to Washington on September 29th by Jason’s Law supporters, asking politicians to support       HR 2156 and S971, was another success, gathering more momentum and sparking political involvement.   The need for more … Continue reading

Truckers Optimistic for Jasons Law bill through Senate Committee

Sep
21,
2010
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Today we spoke again with the office of ranking minority member James Inhofe of the Environment and Public Works Committee. This has been where S971 has been for over a year, since first presented by NY Senator Charles Schumer, waiting … Continue reading

Truckers Unite for 2nd National Call in Day for Jason’s Law

Sep
8,
2010
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Mark your calendar for the 2nd National Call in Day, September 15th, requesting support for Jason’s Law and safe truck parking. For over 10 years the shortage of truck parking has been addressed many times, including confirmed studies presented by … Continue reading

50 Billion for Infrastructure and still No Mention of Safe Truck Parking

Sep
8,
2010
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Yesterday September 6th was Labor Day, a day which President Obama chose to announce his 50 Billion dollar plan to hopefully increase the Labor force of this great country of ours. The program, which he hopes will pass through Congress … Continue reading

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