Donald Trump
Government, Business

Capitol Agenda for the Week of Oct. 16: American Delight

Rep. Pete Roskam Rep. Pete Roskam via YouTube

Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.) was delighted to tell a gathering in Washington recently why Americans are delightful people. Here's the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
October 16, 2017
Editorial

Editorial: Our Industry, Front and Center

If you have a copy of the Oct. 16 extra-large issue of Transport Topics, there’s a decent chance you’re attending American Trucking Associations’ annual Management Conference & Exhibition in Orlando since that is the special edition that is distributed at the event. Either that, or you’re a regular subscriber. In either case, we’re grateful for your interest in being up-to-date on what’s going on in the trucking industry. And there’s a lot going on.

Transport Topics
October 12, 2017
Government, Business

Trump Signs Executive Order Expanding Health Care Options for Associations

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President Donald Trump signed an executive order Oct. 12 at an event attended by trucking industry executives that will allow small-business owners more health care options by enabling them to purchase insurance that does not fall under the aegis of the Affordable Care Act.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
October 12, 2017
Business

Video Highlights: Trump Meets With Trucking Leaders to Tout Tax Reform

Video highlights from President Donald Trump's Oct. 11, 2017 address to leaders of the trucking industry and others at an Air National Guard hangar outside Harrisburg, Pa.

Transport Topics
October 11, 2017
Government, Business

Trump Rallies Truckers to Support Overhaul of Tax Code

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MIDDLETOWN, Pa. — President Donald Trump discussed the various benefits trucking companies will reap from his tax plan before an audience of industry executives at an Air National Guard airplane hangar outside of Harrisburg on Oct. 11.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
October 11, 2017
Government, Business

Trump To Address Manufacturer Association on Sept. 29

Trump at the DOT Michael Reynolds/Pool via Bloomberg News

President Donald Trump was due to address the National Association of Manufacturers on Sept. 29, and discuss tax reform in a bid to boost economic growth.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 26, 2017
Government, Business

Trump Urges Congress to Reform Tax Code

Trump on tax reform Trump urges Congress to reform the tax code in a Springfield, Mo., speech. (Alex Brandon/Associated Press)

The marching orders to Congress from President Donald Trump in a fiery speech in Missouri Aug. 30 were clear: reform the country’s tax code.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
August 31, 2017
Government, Business

Americans Feel Good About the Economy, Not so Good About Trump

Trump sitting Bloomberg News

Almost six months into Donald Trump’s presidency, Americans are feeling fairly optimistic about their jobs, the strength of the U.S. economy and their own fortunes. That should be welcome news for the president, except for one thing: The public’s confidence largely appears to be in spite of Trump, not because of him.

John McCormick | Bloomberg News
July 17, 2017
Government, Business

Global Trade Rebounds Despite Trump’s Protectionist Threats

President Trump at podium Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS

Donald Trump’s election as U.S. president sparked warnings of damaging trade wars and an end to globalization as we know it. So far, those predictions haven’t played out.

Enda Curran | Bloomberg News
July 6, 2017
Government

Trump Seeks $3.6 Trillion in Cuts to Reshape US Government

Chip Somodevill, pool via Bloomberg News

President Donald Trump would dramatically reduce the U.S. government’s role in society with $3.6 trillion in spending cuts over the next 10 years in a budget plan that shrinks the safety net for the poor, recent college graduates and farmers.

Justin Sink and Erik Wasson | Bloomberg News
May 23, 2017

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