2016

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  • Congress Passes FY2017 CR

    December 12, 2016

    Late evening on Friday, Dec. 9, the Senate approved an extension of the FY2017 CR extending until April 28, 2017.

  • Congress Weighs Continuing Resolution

    December 9, 2016

    The House has approved a short-term continuing resolution (CR) to fund the federal government until April 28, 2017.

  • Congress Moves Forward on FY2017 Appropriations Bill

    September 29, 2016

    On Sept. 28, 2016, Congress passed the 10 week Continuing Resolution (CR) allowing government programs to continue operations at current funding levels through Dec. 9, 2016.

  • CVSA Testifies at Senate Commerce Hearing

    July 12, 2016

    On July 12, 2016, CVSA President Major Jay Thompson testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation’s Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security.

  • Senate Committee Holds FMCSA Administrator Confirmation Hearing

    January 21, 2016

    The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation held a confirmation hearing to consider the president’s nomination of T.F. Scott Darling III to serve as the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) administrator.