Thursday, February 23, 2017
The Nation
Cargo thieves playing whack-a-mole, making it hard for law enforcement to keep up

Cargo thieves playing whack-a-mole, making it hard for law enforcement to keep up

Cargo theft is often like the whack-a-mole game: Smack one kind and another pops up somewhere else, making it hard for law enforcement to keep up.

Mississippi bill with cigarette and gas tax provisions is killed

Mississippi bill with cigarette and gas tax provisions is killed

JACKSON, Miss. — A Mississippi House leader reversed course Tuesday and blocked a bill that could have led to higher gasoline and cigarette taxes.

CarriersEdge providing customized driver surveys on driver satisfaction, company performance

CarriersEdge providing customized driver surveys on driver satisfaction, company performance

MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada — CarriersEdge, providers of online safety and compliance training tools for the North American transportation industry, today announced that customers now have the ability to conduct customized driver surveys on the CarriersEdge platform in order to gain valuable insight into company performance and driver satisfaction.

Rep. Peter DeFazio unveils plan he says must be included in any move to replace 'disastrous' NAFTA

Rep. Peter DeFazio unveils plan he says must be included in any move to replace 'disastrous' NAFTA

WASHINGTON — Saying he has the support of labor groups, trade stakeholders and environmental groups, Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., has introduced a resolution that lays out the principles that he says must be included in any replacement of what DeFazio calls “the disastrous” North American Free Trade Agreement.

Newly raised Bayonne Bridge scheduled to open to drivers

Newly raised Bayonne Bridge scheduled to open to drivers

BAYONNE, N.J. — The Bayonne Bridge is set to open to drivers next week, authorities said.

West Virginia governor touts highways construction plan in statewide tour

West Virginia governor touts highways construction plan in statewide tour

SLAB FORK, W.Va. — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice touted his highways construction program that would be financed by higher taxes and fees as he launched a statewide tour to promote the plan that he says would create tens of thousands of jobs in West Virginia.

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