WASHINGTON — A young mother from Texas who is a 15-year combat veteran won the keys to a T680 Next Generation Kenworth truck Dec. 16 after capturing the 2022 Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence Award at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
U.S. Army veteran Jimmy Reddell, who drives for Dallas-based Stevens Transport, is the winner of the 2021 Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence Award.December 20, 2021
By July 4, Congress should pass comprehensive legislation that rehabilitates highway programs, modernizes freight corridors and tackles climate change concerns, nearly 200 stakeholders said in a message to federal lawmakers.January 15, 2021
Approving comprehensive legislation aimed at upgrading the country’s infrastructure systems is a way for the incoming Biden administration to stimulate an economy hard-hit by the pandemic, the leader of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said.January 13, 2021
WASHINGTON — The expiration this fall of the country’s central highway policy law means that its reauthorization must be urgently addressed by Congress, Ed Mortimer, transportation director at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, told a Senate committee Feb. 25.February 25, 2020
U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue indicated on Sept. 16 that a window of opportunity finally has opened up for Congress to act meaningfully on a federal infrastructure measure. Here's your Capitol Agenda look at the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.September 16, 2019
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce called on the Trump administration and California officials to find a middle ground on automobile efficiency standards that federal agencies plan to slash, warning of “potentially dire consequences” without a workable compromise that continues to improve fuel economy.
President Donald Trump’s trade agreement with Canada and Mexico received a significant endorsement as more than 200 companies and associations representing freight and farming stakeholders urged Congress to pass the deal.February 27, 2019
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and the current divided Congress create an opportunity for advancing a long-term infrastructure policy measure in the near future, UPS Freight President Rich McArdle said at a U.S. Chamber of Commerce event Feb. 5.February 5, 2019
WASHINGTON — The chorus of support for funding highways and infrastructure grew louder last week with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce unveiling a four-point plan that would raise fuel taxes, expedite the permitting process, facilitate more private investment and help construction firms address a shortage of skilled labor.