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ATA Lauds Trump’s Environmental Permitting Reforms

President Trump speaks at UPS' airport hub in Atlanta “By streamlining infrastructure approvals, we’ll further expand America’s unprecedented economic boom,” Trump said at UPS' airport hub in Atlanta. (Evan Vucci/Associated Press)

President Donald Trump’s push to advance infrastructure projects through environmental permitting changes earned broad support across the freight industry.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
July 15, 2020
Government, Business

Trump Moves to Revoke Hong Kong Trade Status, Stoking China Rift

President Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House on May 28. President Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House on May 28. (Evan Vucci/Associated Press)

President Donald Trump intensified his confrontation with China, vowing to punish the country for the coronavirus pandemic and taking steps to curb Hong Kong’s autonomy by ending the territory’s special trade status with the U.S. and denying visas to Chinese officials.

May 29, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

Trump Shines Spotlight on Infrastructure Amid Uncertain Legislative Agenda

Donald Trump President Donald Trump by Sarah Silbiger/Bloomberg News

President Donald Trump continues to press lawmakers to take up an infrastructure funding package as part of ongoing COVID-19 relief efforts.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
April 29, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Trump to Sign Order to Keep Meat Processing Plants Open

President Trump listens during a meeting with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in the Oval Office on April 28. President Trump listens during an April 28 meeting with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in the Oval Office. (Evan Vucci/Associated Press)

President Donald Trump will sign an executive order April 28 meant to stave off a shortage of chicken, pork and other meat on American supermarket shelves because of the coronavirus.

Jill Colvin | Associated Press
April 28, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

Trump, Retailers Set to Announce Expanded Coronavirus Testing

A nurse practitioner places a swab inside a test tub after swabbing a patient at a COVID-19 testing center in Brooklyn, New York, on April 20. A nurse practitioner places a swab inside a test tub after swabbing a patient at a COVID-19 testing center in Brooklyn, New York, on April 20. (Michael Nagle/Bloomberg News)

President Donald Trump and retailers are expected to announce wider availability of coronavirus tests as his administration seeks to address concerns from states and business leaders that U.S. testing must be more robust for Americans to feel comfortable returning to work.

April 27, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Trucking to Play Critical Role in Restarting Economy, ATA’s Chris Spear Says

ATA President Chris Spear and U.S. President Donald Trump ATA President Chris Spear with U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House on April 16. Trump thanked truckers for their service at the event. (White House YouTube channel)

The trucking industry will play a critical role in the development and implementation of plans to restart the country’s struggling economy, American Trucking Associations President Chris Spear said.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
April 21, 2020
Government, Business, Breaking News, Top 100

Trump Praises Trucking Industry’s Pandemic Response at White House Event

President Trump and Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao honor four truck drivers President Trump and Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao salute four truck drivers and the industry on the whole during a ceremony at the White House April 16. (Evan Vucci/Associated Press)

President Donald Trump commended America’s truckers for their dedication while serving as essential workers on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic during a presentation at the White House April 16.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
April 16, 2020
Government, Business, Fuel

Trump Administration Rolls Back Mileage Standards

Traffic on the Hollywood Freeway in Los Angeles in December 2018. Traffic on the Hollywood Freeway in Los Angeles in December 2018. (Damian Dovarganes/Associated Press)

The Trump administration rolled back ambitious Obama-era vehicle mileage standards March 31, raising the ceiling on damaging fossil fuel emissions for years to come and gutting one of the United States’ biggest efforts against climate change.

March 31, 2020
Government, Business

Trump Revives Infrastructure Ideas, Urges $2 Trillion Spending

Donald Trump (Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg News)

President Donald Trump called on Congress to provide $2 trillion for U.S. infrastructure, seizing on the coronavirus outbreak to try once again to advance one of his longest-standing priorities.

Mark Niquette | Bloomberg News
March 31, 2020
Government, Business

Trump Invokes Production Law, Ordering GM to Build Ventilators

GM's Flint Assembly plant stands idle in Flint, Mich., on March 23. GM's Flint Assembly plant stands idle in Flint, Mich., on March 23. (Anthony Lanzilote/Bloomberg News)

President Donald Trump on March 27 ordered General Motors Co. to make ventilators for coronavirus patients, invoking a federal law that gives him vast powers over industry in crises and acting as the company is within weeks of starting production on the equipment.

March 27, 2020

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