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Government, Business, Fuel

DeFazio Proposes Limiting Detention Time

Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) has introduced a bill that would require the Department of Transportation to study and establish a maximum number of hours that drivers may be detained at loading docks without being compensated.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
February 22, 2011
Business, Fuel, Government

U.S. Trade Deficit Drops 13% in October

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

The U.S. trade deficit declined 13% in October as a weaker dollar boosted U.S. exports, the Commerce Department said Friday.

December 10, 2010
Business, Fuel, Government

U.S. Trade Deficit Narrows in September

Kimberly White/Bloomberg News

The U.S. trade deficit narrowed 5.3% in September as a lower dollar boosted exports, the Commerce Department said.

November 10, 2010
Business, Fuel, Government

U.S. Trade Deficit Widens

The U.S. trade deficit widened by 8.8% in August, the Commerce Department said Thursday.

October 14, 2010
Business, Fuel, Government

Trade Deficit Hits 18-Month High

The U.S. trade deficit widened 4.8% in May to the highest level in a year and a half, the Commerce Department said Tuesday.

July 13, 2010

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