Sunday, May 20, 2018
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EOBR rule out of White House, now in LaHood’s office

EOBR rule out of White House, now in LaHood’s office

WASHINGTON — A highly anticipated rulemaking has moved another step closer to finality. The Electronic On-Board Recorders for Hours of Service Compliance rule has been at the Office of Management and Budget at the White House since Dec. 17, 2009.

ATA, others challenge union on Port of LA truck issues

ATA, others challenge union on Port of LA truck issues

ARLINGTON, Va. — A California congressman has joined a number of national leadership groups in a groundswell of opposition to a campaign by the Teamsters union and allied politicians to change longstanding federal transportation law, the American Trucking Associations said in a news release Friday.

Obama signs jobs bill; highway program extended

Obama signs jobs bill; highway program extended

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has said he wants to focus laser-like on the public’s top concern: jobs. But the ongoing effort to remake the nation’s health care system keeps getting in the way.

Nebraska bill targets misclassifying of workers

Nebraska bill targets misclassifying of workers

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska lawmakers want to clamp down on construction and trucking companies that they say are labeling workers as independent contractors instead of employees to avoid paying taxes and benefits like workers' compensation.

Missouri to open bids on transportation projects

Missouri to open bids on transportation projects

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri will move ahead on dozens of transportation projects that had been put on hold because of uncertain federal funding.

Iowa lawmakers working on compromise texting ban

Iowa lawmakers working on compromise texting ban

DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa lawmakers worked Wednesday to hammer out differences in two bills restricting drivers from sending or reading text messages.

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