SAN ANTONIO — At least 10 people died after being crammed into a sweltering tractor-trailer found parked outside a Walmart in the midsummer Texas heat, victims of what authorities said on Sunday was an immigrant-smuggling attempt gone wrong.
PHOENIX — Just a year after beginning a study to determine how to improve efficiency and consistency at Arizona’s three primary international ports of entry, Arizona Department of Transportation officials already are seeing improvements that make the state a more attractive route for commercial carriers.
ABOARD THE COAST GUARD CUTTER ASPEN — Security at shipping ports around the U.S., including testing containers and vessels for biological and radiological hazards, is a top priority to preventing terrorism, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Thursday.
MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to give up on $200 million in proposed income tax cuts and instead use the money to help pay for roads won approval by Assembly Republicans on Thursday, but the Senate is still not fully on board.
WASHINGTON — Supporters of twin-33 tandem trailers reportedly were ready to include language to allow the longer trailers on U.S. highways in the FY2018 Departments of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development (THUD) and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill during a markup session July 17, but backed out.