Government, Business

SBTC Announces Lawsuit Against Indiana Department of Revenue

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The Small Business in Transportation Coalition, a trade group representing truckers, carriers and brokers, said it is suing the Indiana Department of Revenue for $1 billion.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 30, 2017
Business, TCA

Indiana’s Mister “P” Express Celebrates 30 Years Despite Rough Start

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Not long after Mister “P” Express, Inc. opened in 1987 in Southern Indiana, founder Allan Parnell’s wife, Bunny, suggested closing the trucking company’s doors.

Danielle Grady | The Evening News and The Tribune (Jeffersonville, Ind.)
October 12, 2017
Government, Business, TCA

Indiana Governor Touts 500 New Trucking Jobs

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Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb visited Gary on Aug. 17 to tout the new corporate headquarters of HMD Trucking, which plans to create 500 jobs in the Steel City by 2021.

Joseph S. Pete | The Times (Munster, Ind.)
August 18, 2017
Government, Logistics, TCA

Indiana Gov. Holcomb Announces Five-Year, $4.7 Billion Roads Plan

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Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb announced July 17 what he called the state’s largest infrastructure project by far, a $4.7 billion plan to pave roads and rehab bridges over the next five years.

Jordan Fouts | The Elkhart (Ind.) Truth
July 18, 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

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
Government, Business

Indiana DOT Awards Contracts for I-70 Upgrades

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Repair work to highway lanes and bridges along the Interstate 70 freight corridor east of Indianapolis is expected to last through the end of the year, the state Department of Transportation announced this month.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
March 20, 2017
Government, Business

Indiana Nonprofit Works to Improve State’s Logistic Network

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Conexus Indiana staff members don't consider themselves lobbyists, but rather staff for the General Assembly "thinking through policy issues.

Debbie Blank | The Herald-Tribune (Batesville, Ind.)
January 18, 2017
Government, Business

Indiana Senate GOP Won't Rule Out Gas Tax Hike to Fund Highways

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Indiana Senate Republicans are not ruling out raising the state's gasoline tax or adding tolls to new roads to pay for road and bridge improvements in the state.

Kaitlin L Lange | Evansville (Ind.) Courier & Press
January 11, 2017