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Business, Fuel, Government

New T&I Top Democrat Optimistic on Road Bill

U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio of Oregon, the new top transportation leader for House Democrats in the next Congress, told Transport Topics last week he is hopeful about Congress’ chances of advancing a long-term highway bill before the current law expires in May.

November 24, 2014
Government, Business, Fuel

Key House Democrat DeFazio Sees Opportunity to Pass Long-Term Highway Bill Next Congress

Carol T. Powers/Bloomberg News

Rep. Peter DeFazio of Oregon, elected Nov. 19 as the House Democrats’ top transportation leader in the next Congress, told Transport Topics this week he is hopeful about Congress’ chances of advancing a long-term highway bill before the current law expires in May.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
November 19, 2014
Government, Business, Fuel

Rep. DeFazio to Pursue Top Democrat Spot on House Transportation Panel

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

Oregon Democrat Peter DeFazio will look to take over as the ranking member on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in the next Congress, a senior House aide told Transport Topics.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
November 5, 2014
Business, Fuel, Government

Trade Deficit Widens to Four-Month High as Exports Decline

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

The trade deficit in the U.S. widened in September as exports cooled from a record, highlighting how weakening global growth will affect the world’s largest economy.

November 4, 2014
Business, Fuel, Government

Trade Gap Narrows in August on Record Exports

Rich Clement/Bloomberg News

The trade deficit in the U.S. shrank in August to the lowest level in seven months as exports edged up to a record.

October 3, 2014
Business, Fuel

DEF Holds at $2.79 for Fifth Month

John Sommers II for TT

The U.S. national average diesel exhaust fluid pump price remained stable for a fifth consecutive month at $2.79 per gallon in August, Integer Research reported.

September 5, 2014
Business, Fuel, Government

DeFazio Unveils Proposal to Alter Fuel-Tax System

WASHINGTON — Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) introduced a bill last week to replace the federal gasoline tax with a barrel tax on oil, eliminate the sales tax on truck tires and index the diesel tax to inflation.

June 16, 2014
Business, Fuel, Government

Trade Gap Shrinks in March by 3.6% to $40.4 Billion

Ariana Lindquist/Bloomberg News

The trade deficit narrowed in March by 3.6% to $40.4 billion from the prior month’s $41.9 billion, the Commerce Department reported.

May 6, 2014
Business, Fuel, Government

Trade Deficit Little Changed in January

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The U.S. trade deficit was little changed in January as imports and exports grew, the Commerce Department reported March 7.

March 7, 2014
Business, Fuel

DEF Prices Rise in February

TT File Photo

Bulk prices for diesel exhaust fluid in the United States rose in February for the second consecutive month, Integer Research reported.

February 28, 2014

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