tax reform
Government

AASHTO to Tax Leaders: Advance Private Activity Bonds

The national group representing state transportation directors again called on tax policy leaders on Capitol Hill to produce tax reform legislation that would help advance infrastructure projects.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
December 8, 2017
Government, Business

Senate Passes Tax Reform Bill

Mitch McConnell McConnell by Timothy D. Easley/AP

WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans came closer to delivering for President Donald Trump his first major legislative achievement Dec. 2 when the Senate advanced a tax reform bill, 51 to 49, along party lines.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
November 28, 2017
Government, Business

Capitol Agenda for the Week of Nov. 27: Congress’ End-of-the-Year Tasks

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (left), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (left) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are among congressional Republican leaders who are urging the passage of tax reform legislation before the end of the year. (PBS News Hour via YouTube)

With December fast approaching, congressional leaders are rushing to finalize an ambitious to-do list that includes tax reform, funding for the federal government, immigration policy and disaster relief for regions struck by hurricanes. Here's the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
November 27, 2017
Government, Business

Senate Tax Bill Retains Private Activity Bonds

Rep. Kevin Brady Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

A tax reform measure in the Senate would retain an infrastructure financing tool the private sector says helps advance big-ticket projects, while a similar House-passed bill would eliminate it.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
November 16, 2017
Government, Business, Logistics

Capitol Agenda for the Week of Nov. 6: Tax Reform Cometh

President Donald Trump White House via YouTube

The leader of a group representing a large portion of the trucking industry is urging lawmakers to advance a tax reform bill the Republican-led tax-writing House Ways and Means committee will consider for most of this week.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
November 6, 2017
Government, Business

Video: ATA Chairman Kevin Burch Talks Tax Reform on Fox

ATA Chairman Kevin Burch on Fox FoxNews.com

About 13 hours after President Donald Trump saluted ATA Chairman and Jet Express President Kevin Burch for his 40-plus years in trucking, Burch appeared on Fox News' "Fox & Friends" morning program Oct. 12, pointing out that the need for small-business tax reform shouldn't be a partisan issue.

Transport Topics
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

President Donald Trump c-span.org

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

Republican Leaders to Unveil Tax Reform Proposals Week of Sept. 25

Kevin Brady Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

A key House committee with jurisdiction over tax policy is poised to reveal a plan the week of Sept. 25 aimed at overhauling the U.S. tax code.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
September 21, 2017
Government, Business, Equipment

Equipment Makers Set Up First ‘Fly-In’ With Washington Policymakers

The rare opportunity of reforming the federal corporate tax code and ensuring long-term funding for freight infrastructure in the coming months prompted the Association of Equipment Manufacturers to recently schedule its own meetings on Capitol Hill and the White House.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
September 20, 2017