The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved a four year plan that will cut spending and omit the bargaining rights language.
The questions are still coming in as to where the funding will come from for many of the budget line items in the proposed surface transportation reauthorization.
Representatives from Schneider National have said that the new Hours of Service plan would cause drivers’ pay to rise $3,000 per year.
The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has mixed opinions on the recent budget proposal for the 2012 fiscal year. This organization and all those involved have many questions that need answered before they will be satisfied with the budget.
Presidents of the AFL-CIO and US Chamber of Commerce testified on Wednesday to plead for more infrastructure spending. This comes after President Obama’s call for infrastructure spending in his State of the Union address.
Transportation Secretary, Ray LaHood, will meet with the Florida delegation to discuss options to save the high-speed rail projects in Florida.
Jeff Berman continues his insight into the economic conditions of the country, showing his optimism towards a strong recovery but being cautious in his hopes.
– Ben Dundas, Web Analyst