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WASHINGTON — In a sweeping bipartisan vote that takes a government shutdown off the table, the House passed a temporary government-wide funding bill Sept. 22, shortly after President Donald Trump prevailed in a behind-the-scenes fight over his farm bailout.

A sector within the transportation community is asking the leadership on Capitol Hill to suspend a tax on the purchase of new trucks.

Nine more people have been indicted in connection with a sweeping federal investigation into staged accidents with commercial vehicles in the New Orleans area.

C.H. Robinson on Sept. 22 launched a tool intended to expand the ways in which shippers can analyze and buy freight lanes.

Shippers probably will pay more for freight heading into 2021 after the pandemic lockdown drove many small truckers out of business and cargo demand rebounds faster than the economy, C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. CEO Bob Biesterfeld said.

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National Truck Driver Appreciation Week for 2020 is upon us! Fleets and others in the industry are rolling out the red carpet Sept. 13-19 to show truck drivers appreciation for all they do. Here's a roundup of some of that recognition.

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