SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias has proposed creating a huge construction fund to help modernize the nation’s roads, rail systems and other infrastructure, with the money to come from the oil industry.
WASHINGTON — The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) has filed preliminary papers to challenge the new electronic on-board recorder rule for Hours of Service that mandates the devices for the worst offenders.
WASHINGTON -- The imposition of a nationwide Low-Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) would boost average U.S. gasoline and diesel prices by as much as 80 percent within five years of the start of the program and up to 170 percent within 10 years, according to a study issued Thursday by Charles River Associates.
WASHINGTON — The White House said today that it was kicking off “Recovery Summer,” a six-week-long focus on the surge in Recovery Act infrastructure projects that will be underway across the country in the coming months.
WASHINGTON — The number of people filing new claims for jobless benefits jumped last week after three straight declines, another sign that the pace of layoffs has not slowed.