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Government, Safety

Capitol Agenda for the Week of June 6: Trump's Infrastructure Week

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

While the nation recognized Infrastructure Week in May, President Donald Trump is embarking on his own sprint this week to push his $1 trillion infrastructure plan. Here's the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
June 5, 2017
Business, Technology, Government

Capitol Agenda for the Week of May 23: A Vow From Rep. Graves

TT's Eugene Mulero, Rep. Sam Graves

The Trump administration is unveiling its fiscal 2018 budget request right before we all hit the road for Memorial Day and get stuck in that bumper-to-bumper traffic. But relief is in sight if Rep. Sam Graves has anything to say about it. Here's the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
May 23, 2017
Business, Technology, Government

Capitol Agenda for the Week of May 15: Infrastructure Week Is Here

Marcia Hale, Eugene Mulero

Video: Marcia Hale, president of Building America's Future, sets the stage for Infrastructure Week with TT's Eugene Mulero. Here's the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
May 15, 2017
Government, Business, Technology

Capitol Agenda for the Week of May 9: Mayors Fight for Infrastructure

Mulero, Trotter by Joseph Terry/Transport Topics

The country's mayors want details on President Donald Trump's long-term infrastructure funding plan, and the AFL-CIO's Tom Trotter stops by to talk about that plan. See the video and check out the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
May 9, 2017
Government, Business, Technology

Capitol Agenda for the Week of May 2: The President’s Gas Tax

Executives from trucking companies who frequently come to Washington to urge lawmakers to fund infrastructure projects say raising federal fuel taxes is the best approach. Their argument is simple: Paying more at the pump would be easier than tracking the miles on trucks and cars or paying more on tolls. Here's the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
May 2, 2017
Government, Logistics

Ed Hamberger of AAR on Infrastructure, Trucking Relationship

Ed Hamberger, CEO of Association of American Railroads, talks with TT's Eugene Mulero about his industry's interest in improving infrastructure and funding plans for it, as well as the relationship between the freight rail and trucking industries.

April 26, 2017
Government, Business, Technology

Capitol Agenda for the Week of April 25: Promises, Promises

TT's Eugene Mulero, AAR's Ed Hamberger

As it becomes apparent that President Donald Trump won't be able to deliver a "big" infrastructure plan during his first 100 days in office, AAR's Ed Hamberger talks with us about freight rail's stake in infrastructure. Here's the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
April 25, 2017
Government, Business, Technology

Capitol Agenda for the Week of April 4: Lighting a Fire Under Infrastructure Urgency

Eno's Jeff Davis, TT's Eugene Mulero

The section of I-85 that collapsed in Atlanta last week didn't collapse on its own, but the ensuing traffic nightmares are symptomatic of the nation's overall infrastructure crisis. Will that incident help prompt action in Congress? Eno's Jeff Davis joins Eugene Mulero to take a look at the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
April 5, 2017
Government, Business, Technology

Capitol Agenda for the Week of March 28: Ports Call for Infrastructure Funding Too

Ports play a key role in freight transportation, delivering U.S. products to markets around the world. And just like bridges and roads, they are in need of infrastructure upgrades. Here's the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
March 28, 2017
Government, Business, Technology

Capitol Agenda for the Week of March 21: Bridges Aren't Making the Grade

TT's Eugene Mulero, ASCE's Tom Smith

The American Society of Civil Engineers gave the nation's bridges a grade of C+ in its quadrennial report card. ASCE's Tom Smith and ARTBA's Alison Black hope it doesn't take a disaster to get Congress to invest in infrastructure repairs. Watch separate video interviews, part of the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
March 21, 2017

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