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Kevin McCarthy surrounded by reporters

WASHINGTON — The White House is preparing to direct federal agencies to get ready for a shutdown after House Republicans left town for the weekend with no plan to keep the government funded.

WASHINGTON — Policy initiatives that could improve economic and legal conditions for the trucking industry were raised during a meeting between family-owned stakeholders and lawmakers.

A civil jury found in favor of former glider manufacturer Fitzgerald in an $83 million federal tax dispute with the IRS. Federal attorneys haven’t given up on the outcome of the trial.

The Federal Trade Commission is expected to sue Amazon for antitrust violations next week, according to people familiar with the matter — the agency’s fourth swipe at the retail giant in 2023.

WASHINGTON — The nation’s top transportation officer said the infrastructure law and other administration initiatives are helping to improve freight connectivity and highway safety.

Legislation aiming to block efforts designed to prevent the sale of internal combustion engines was recently approved in the U.S. House of Representatives.


A month after the National Truck Driving Championships, elite commercial drivers will have a forum to display their talents.

Stoughton Trailers manufacturing plant

August Trailer Orders Fall 35% to 11,500 Units

U.S. trailer orders continued to experience year-over-year declines in August, but did post a second straight month of sequential improvements, according to ACT Research.

David Kegley, Doug Nickles, Randy Patterson, Todd Cotier

Doug Nickles Crowned TMCSuperTech Grand Champion

CLEVELAND — Doug Nickles from FedEx Freight earned his first TMCSuperTech grand champion honor at ATA's  Technology & Maintenance Council’s National Technicians Skills Competition.

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The president of the United Auto Workers said Sept. 22 the union will expand its strike against major automakers by walking out of 38 General Motors and Stellantis plants in 20 states.

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