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Government

Hill Consideration of Meal, Rest Break Proposal Continues

Newhall Pass in Los Angeles County Newhall Pass in Los Angeles County. In 2011, California enacted meal and rest break rules separate from federal guidelines. (Jeff Turner/Flickr)

Congressional leaders have until March 23 to finalize a fiscal 2018 funding bill, as part of a deal Senate leaders recently struck that also would provide $90 billion for hurricane disaster relief and $20 billion for infrastructure projects.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
February 8, 2018
Government

Congress to Rely on Stopgap Funding Bill, Speaker Ryan Says

Rep. Paul Ryan Rep. Paul Ryan by pool photographer Kevin Dietsch via Bloomberg News

Amid recent failed attempts by party leaders to negotiate funding parameters for fiscal 2018, Congress will opt for a short-term measure designed to avoid a government shutdown, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Nov. 30.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
November 30, 2017
Government, TCA

Oregon’s $5.3 Billion Transportation Plan Clears Final Hurdle

Brown by Meg Roussos/Bloomberg News

Oregon’s most ambitious highway upgrades in a generation won final approval from the Legislature on July 6.

Gordon R. Friedman | The Oregonian (Portland, Ore.)
July 7, 2017
Government, Business

House Panel Keeps Trucking-Related Provisions in Transportation Bill

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WASHINGTON — A Democratic push to undo trucking-related provisions from a fiscal 2017 transportation funding bill was soundly rejected during a House Appropriations Committee hearing on May 24.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
May 24, 2016
Government, Business

Senate to Mark Up Fiscal 2016 Transportation Funding Bill June 23

A Senate subcommittee on June 23 is scheduled to mark up a fiscal 2016 transportation spending bill that would provide funding for the nation’s top trucking regulator and an infrastructure grants program.

Transport Topics
June 19, 2015
Government, Business

White House Threatens to Veto Transportation Funding Bill; Opposes Restart, Size and Weight Provisions

The White House on June 1 announced that it would veto a fiscal 2016 transportation funding bill, citing concerns over its funding levels and objections over several trucking provisions

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
June 1, 2015
Government, Business

House Panel to Consider Fiscal ’16 Highway Funding Bill

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

The House Rules Committee will look to pave the way for floor consideration on a fiscal 2016 transportation funding bill June 1 at 5 p.m. EDT.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
May 29, 2015