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December 18, 2014
Earlier this week, the President signed the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015, which included the language suspending enforcement of portions of the hours of service (HOS) rules while a study is conducted.
December 15, 2014
On Saturday, the Senate passed the FY 2015 appropriations bill, sending it to the President for his signature.
December 10, 2014
Yesterday, the House and Senate released the negotiated 2015 spending bill package.
November 7, 2014
On Tuesday, mid-term elections were held and the results mean big changes in the transportation world.
September 26, 2014
Last week, as we were wrapping up the 2014 CVSA Annual Conference & Exhibition, Congress passed a Continuing Resolution (CR) that will fund the federal government through December 11, 2014.
August 1, 2014
Yesterday, the Senate conceded and passed the House version of the Highway Trust Fund bailout legislation.
June 20, 2014
On June 10, 2014, the House passed its FY 2015 Transportation-HUD appropriations bill.
June 12, 2014
At the beginning of May, the Senate Environment & Public Works (EPW) Committee released its transportation proposal, a six-year bill funded at current levels, plus inflation.
May 9, 2014
There has been a lot of activity recently related to reauthorization of the current transportation bill, the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21).
May 1, 2014
On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) released their transportation bill proposal.
January 17, 2014
As expected, last night the Senate passed the Omnibus Appropriations bill, sending it on to the President who is expected to sign the bill before the current continuing resolution expires tomorrow.
January 16, 2014
There has been quite a bit of activity on the Hill in the last 24 hours.
January 3, 2014
On December 20, Senators Ayotte (R-NH) and Johanns (R-NE) introduced legislation (S.1891) that would suspend the current hours of service (HOS) 34-hour restart provision, until FMCSA has completed their field study provision and the Government Accountability Office can conduct a review of that study.