Eugene Mulero

Eugene Mulero

Senior Reporter

@eugenemulero

Eugene Mulero is a senior reporter at Transport Topics, focusing on Congress and national policy. He writes the Capitol Agenda column, leads coverage of elections and produces a media panel for Transport Topics Radio.


Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

IIJA, Workforce and Parking Top FMCSA’s Fall Agenda

Hutcheson Robin Hutcheson tries her hand at driving a truck at the National Truck Driving Championships. (ATAMedia)

The implementation of the $1 trillion infrastructure law and proceeding with workforce and parking programs for the trucking industry will headline the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s fall agenda.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
October 6, 2022
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Congress Passes Disaster Aid Bill Amid Calls for Resilience

Hurricane Ian A resident walks back home on a flooded street following Hurricane Ian in Fort Myers, Fla., last week. (Eva Marie Uzcategui/Bloomberg News)

Legislation designed to expedite emergency recovery aid recently advanced to the president’s desk amid renewed calls for enhancing infrastructure resilience.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
October 5, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

US House Lawmakers Introduce EV Tech Bill

EV Parking GDMatt66/Getty Images

Legislation designed to promote research and development programs for vehicle technologies at the U.S. Department of Energy was recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
October 4, 2022
Government

Truck Parking a Major Priority for FMCSA Administrator

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Ensuring the nation’s truck drivers have access to adequate parking is a priority for Robin Hutcheson, the recently confirmed administrator at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Here's your Capitol Agenda look at the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
October 3, 2022
Government

House, Senate Pass Short-Term Funding Bill

U.S Capitol A House vote on passage of the short-term bill that would keep agencies operable through mid-December is expected Sept. 30. (Samuel Corum/Bloomberg News)

Congress on Sept. 30 sent the White House a short-term funding bill to avert a government shutdown, where President Biden signed it to extend funding authority through mid-December.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
September 30, 2022
Government, Equipment

ATA Touts USDOT’s Truck Parking Agenda

Trucks parked at a truck stop on Interstate 81 in Virginia Trucks parked at a truck stop in Virginia. "We will use every opportunity to educate state and local partners about the eligibility of federal funding for truck parking, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg says. (Peggy Smith/Transport Topics)

American Trucking Associations recently highlighted the U.S. Department of Transportation’s focus on matters related to truck parking.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
September 30, 2022
Government

House Transportation Leader Praises Trucking Workforce

UPS driver delivering packages during pandemic A UPS driver makes a delivery during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

The trucking workforce’s contributions during the pandemic were again recognized by the chairman of the transportation panel in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
September 29, 2022
Government

Democrats, Republicans Tout Infrastructure Ahead of Midterm Elections

U.S. Capitol dome Democrats are highlighting infrastructyure progress, and Republicans are proposing platforms for enhanced supply chain connectivity ahead of the midterm elections in November. (tupangato/Getty Images)

With midterm elections season in full swing, Democrats and Republicans are promoting infrastructure proposals as they each pursue control of Congress.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
September 29, 2022
Government, Business, Safety

Freight Industry Applauds Hutcheson’s Confirmation at FMCSA

Chris Spear and Robin Hutcheson Spear and Hutcheson at the National Truck Driving Championships in August in Indianapolis. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

The recent Senate confirmation of Robin Hutcheson as administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration prompted praise from groups representing key aspects of the freight industry.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
September 27, 2022
Government

House Panel to Examine IIJA Implementation Sept. 29

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The ongoing implementation of provisions included in last year’s $1 trillion infrastructure policy law will be the focus of a hearing in the U.S. House of Representatives this week. Here's your Capitol Agenda look at the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
September 26, 2022

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