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  • The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) and International Supply Chain Development

    The TPP includes policies on the reduction of trade barriers, investments, labor, and intellectual property. I will focus this article on policies related to the reduction of trade barriers and the development of international supply chains, leaving the other topics for future discussions.

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  • House Passes $325B Highway Bill

    The House approved a bill to spend up to $325 billion on transportation projects on Thursday after a weeklong vote-a-rama and an intense debate about federal gas taxes.

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  • Teamsters Benefit Plan to Slash Retirement Payouts

    The Central States Pension Fund intends to cut retirement payouts 23% on average for all 407,000 participants as the benefit plan for Teamsters tries to finalize a long-term survival plan.

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  • DOT Unveils Transportation Investment Unit

    The U.S. Department of Transportation has unveiled a centralized unit tasked with working with states, cities and investors looking for help with navigating the federal transportation apparatus.

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  • Keep America Moving

    Americans are all too familiar with roadblocks – from potholes and road closures to “expect delays” signs and detours. Studies show that nearly two-thirds of our nation’s roads are in unsatisfactory condition, and at least a quarter of America’s bridges must be replaced. In fact, a report from the Texas A&M Transportation Institute converts these problems into costs, finding that Americans lose approximately $121 billion each year to traffic, fuel and lost producti

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  • Overtime Regulation Will Stifle Flexibility and Opportunity for Workers

    The Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, chaired by Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), today held a hearing on the Department of Labor’s proposed changes to federal overtime rules.

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  • California Gov. Brown Calls For Zero Freight Emissions

    California Gov. Jerry Brown called on state leaders Friday to develop a plan to transition to zero-emission technologies in the freight industry, according to The Wall Street Journal.

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  • Why Paying Truckers by the Mile is Unfair and Dangerous

    The trucking industry is in crisis for one simple reason: It cannot find enough people to sit behind the wheel.

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  • House Passes Bill that Continues Hours of Service Rollback

    A DOT funding bill that would keep in place the hours-of-service restart rollback that came in December has cleared the U.S. House, passing by just six votes at nearly midnight on Tuesday.

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  • Fast-track Holdouts Play ‘Let’s Make a Deal’

    Dozens of lawmakers are withholding their support for fast-track legislation ahead of a possible Thursday vote in the House — but their votes could be in play for the right deal. Last-second bargains have a long history in tight trade votes, and longtime antagonists in Washington’s trade wars say they’d be surprised if some deals aren’t made on the floor, maybe even while the final votes are being cast.

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