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House’s transportation committee to consider trucking sleep apnea bill

| September 18, 2013

A House committee will consider this week legislation that would require FMCSA to — if it were to take any action — pursue a sleep disorder screening rule rather than guidance.

Bill would require agency to pursue sleep apnea regulation over guidance

| September 12, 2013

Legislation introduced into the House this week would force FMCSA to develop a formal regulation rather than guidance if it were to pursue any action on sleep disorder screening.

Clean Ports bill floated in Congress

| August 29, 2013

The Clean Ports Act, introduced for the third time in as many years in Congress, would give states and local jurisdictions more authority over interstate commerce.

House passes Highway 41 bill

| July 22, 2013

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill introduced by Reps.Tom Petri (R-WI) and Reid Ribble (R-WI), to ensure that trucks currently using Highway 41 in Wisconsin will continue to be able to operate ...

Letter writer: ‘Ban tractor-trailers’ on N.J. residential streets

| March 28, 2013

Broker bond increase challenge gets new backer

| February 26, 2013

The National Association for Minority Truckers has joined the Association of Independent Property Brokers and Agents in calling for legislative repeal of increased surety requirements for brokers and freight forwarders.

Cuts may not include most trucking safety programs

| February 06, 2013

While budget cuts loom and federal officials make contingency plans, motor carrier safety programs remain exempt from significant reductions.

New Transportation Committee chair takes reins

| November 29, 2012

Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) was named the chairman of the House's Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Wednesday, succeeding Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.)

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