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Business, Technology, Equipment

Intermodal Could Gain From Trickle Down of ELD Mandate, Execs Say

Truckload execs talk ELDs at IANA TLA's Clair talks ELDs as John Larkin of Stifel (center) and Alan Murphy of SeaIntel listen. (Ari Ashe/Transport Topics)

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Truckload executives predict business conditions in 2018 will be robust due to the electronic logging device mandate and that intermodal could benefit from a trickle-down effect, they said during the annual Intermodal Association of North America’s Intermodal Expo here.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
September 21, 2017
Opinion

Opinion: USA Today ‘Rigs’ Investigation of Intermodal Drayage

USA Today's June 16, 2017, investigative article, “Rigged.” was, in fact, rigged against the Southern California port trucking community and the thousands of motor carriers and drivers that serve this industry, as well as the many customers that depend on their services.

Joni Casey | President and CEO, Intermodal Association of North America
July 25, 2017
TCA

Louisiana Gas Tax Hike Comes to Life

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The drive to raise Louisiana’s gasoline tax has suddenly flickered to life, but backers now face the daunting task of rounding up a two-thirds majority in the state House amid anti-tax cries inside and outside the Legislature.

Will Sentell | The Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.)
May 22, 2017
TCA

Bill to Hike Louisiana's Gas Tax by 17¢, Raise $510 Million, Clears House Committee

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Opening a late session controversy, a House panel May 16 approved a bill that would raise Louisiana's gasoline tax by 17 cents per gallon, increasing state aid for roads and bridges by $510 million annually.

Will Sentell | The Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.)
May 17, 2017
TCA

Louisiana's Long Shot Push for Gas Tax Hike Faces First Crucial Hearing

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Backers of a state gasoline-tax increase need something of a political miracle, and the first test is set for May 16 in a Louisiana House committee that has been killing tax bills.

Will Sentell | The Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.)
May 15, 2017
Business, Fuel, Government

Indiana Approves 10¢ Motor Carrier Surcharge Increase

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Along with increasing its diesel tax by 10 cents, Indiana recently approved a 10-cent increase to a surcharge tax for trucks.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
May 14, 2017
Government, Business

Indiana Will Soon See Benefits, Costs of Gas-Tax Increase

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INDIANAPOLIS — It won't be long before Indiana residents feel the benefits and costs of a $1.2 billion infrastructure plan Gov. Eric Holcomb signed April 27, along with the state's two-year budget. "I can assure you come July, you and all of you, are going to smell asphalt morning, noon and night," Holcomb said.

Kaitlin L. Lange | Evansville (Ind.) Courier & Press
April 28, 2017
TCA

Push for Louisiana Gas-Tax Hike Faces Hurdles as Leaders Ramp Up Campaign

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Leaders of Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' task force that recommended a $700 million increase in state aid for roads and bridges stepped up efforts April 27 to win legislative support for improvements.

Will Sentell | The Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.)
April 28, 2017
TCA

Louisiana Business Group Urges State Lawmakers to Approve Gas Tax to Fix State's Roads

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The Baton Rouge Area Chamber and 21 other groups have urged state lawmakers to approve an increase of at least $500 million per year for roads, bridges and other transportation needs.

Will Sentell | The Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.)
April 5, 2017
TCA

Indiana Senate Committee Votes to Phase in Gas Tax Increase

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An Indiana Senate committee March 28 pushed through plans to raise the gas tax by 10 cents and open Indiana interstates to tolling.

Kaitlin L. Lange | Evansville (Ind.) Courier & Press
March 29, 2017

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