Eugene Mulero and Lianna Norman

Government, Business, Top 100

Freight, Agriculture Stakeholders Express Support for USMCA Trade Deal

Derek Leathers Derek Leathers speaks at a Senate Finance Committee hearing July 30. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg)

WASHINGTON — Derek Leathers, the top executive of Werner Enterprises, joined other business leaders for a hearing on Capitol Hill on July 30 to call on lawmakers to approve a landmark new trade deal with Canada and Mexico.

July 30, 2019
Government, Safety

Senators Aim to Produce Five-Year Highway Bill Before August Recess

Sen. John Barrasso, D-Wyo. “It is our shared goal to advance a bill out of committee this summer. Our roads and bridges are in need of a serious investment," Sen. John Barrasso. D-Wyo., told senior transportation officials. (C-SPAN)

WASHINGTON — The first version of what could become the country’s next major highway policy bill will be unveiled in the Senate prior to Congress’ recess in August, surface transportation policymakers announced July 10.

July 10, 2019
Government, Business

FMCSA Chief Ray Martinez Tells Congress HOS Proposed Rule in ‘Final Stages’

Trucks on highway John Sommers II for Transport Topics

WASHINGTON — A proposed rule meant to update hours-of-service guidelines for truck drivers will be announced in the near term, Ray Martinez, head of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, said during a hearing of the Senate Commerce Committee.

June 19, 2019