WASHINGTON — With the 118th session of Congress underway, freight stakeholders are calling on lawmakers to prioritize proposals targeting supply chain connectivity and long-standing concerns associated with the trucking workforce.January 12, 2023
Multiple failed attempts in the House of Representatives to solidify Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) as the next Speaker of the House delayed the GOP caucus from kicking off its legislative agenda on time, as every official function in the chamber requires a signoff from the speaker.January 5, 2023
The Senate passed a massive $1.7 trillion spending bill on Dec. 22 that finances federal agencies through September and provides another large round of aid to Ukraine.
An in-depth examination of the Biden administration’s funding priorities and policy proposals is expected to be the focus of House Republicans in leadership roles in 2023.December 22, 2022
Congressional leaders unveiled a governmentwide $1.7 trillion spending package early Dec. 20 that includes a nearly 10% boost in defense spending and roughly $40 billion to assist communities across the country recovering from drought, hurricanes and other natural disasters.
With a Dec. 9 deadline looming to reach an agreement on a nationwide freight rail contract, President Joe Biden is asking Congress to intervene in the dispute, which threatens to severely damage the U.S. economy.
For Democrats in control of both chambers of Congress through the end of the year, finalizing fiscal 2023 government funding legislation is a top priority during their post-election lame duck session.November 17, 2022
The results are in. House Republicans and Senate Democrats won enough seats in the midterm elections to claim majorities in their respective chambers, setting up a divided Congress until the 2024 election.November 17, 2022
One day after an election that left control of both houses of Congress uncertain hours after polls had closed, calls for change in how the Biden administration is guiding the nation arrived from the highest levels of Republican leadership.November 10, 2022
Energy proposals anchored on freight infrastructure initiatives have loomed large for candidates around the country aiming to represent constituents in Congress next year.November 3, 2022