National Policy Agenda

2014 NASSTRAC
National Policy Agenda


2014 National Policy Agenda

 

Please click on the link above to learn more about NASSTRAC's policy priorities for 2014. 

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Perspectives

NASSTRAC Applauds Supreme Court Ruling on Challenge to L.A. Port Drayage Rules

By Brian Everett, NASSTRAC Executive Director (June 17, 2013)

 


 

The Truck Weight Debate Returns To Capitol Hill

By Mike Regan, NASSTRAC Advocacy Chairman (May 29, 2013)


Filings & Initiatives

12/20/2012 - NASSTRAC, Other Associations Encourage Obama Administration to Ensure Continued Negotiations To Avoid Strike at East and Gulf Coast Ports

12/3/2012 - NASSTRAC, Other Associations Encourage Obama Administration to Engage in Situation To End Work Stoppage at California Ports

10/24/12 – NASSTRAC files concerns on FMCSA's failure to respond to key issues raised by American Trucking Associations' petition on hours of service

6/20/12 – NASSTRAC Urges Sen. Barbara Boxer, Rep. John Mica, Conference Committee Leaders To Enact New Highway Bill

3/23/12 – NASSTRAC Files Motion for Leave to Intervene in Support of Respondents – Hours of Service (filed with U.S. Court of Appeals for DC Circuit)

2/13/12 - NASSTRAC Joins Others in Urging Senators to Oppose Amendment Authorizing the Use of Tolls on Existing Lanes of Interstate Highway System

7/29/11 - NASSTRAC Files Concerns Regarding Regulation of Shippers, Receivers, Intermediaries (Filed with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration)

6/10/11 - NASSTRAC Urges FMCSA To Maintain HOS Rules; Studies Provided Weak Case For Changes 

5/27/11 - NASSTRAC Files Jointly with Other Shipper Groups on Competition in Railroad Industry (Filed by Alliance for Rail Competition with the Surface Transportation Board, docketed as Ex Parte No. 705, Competition in the Railroad Industry)

5/4/11 - NASSTRAC Opposes Unwarranted Higher Class Ratings of Mixed Unitized Shipments (Item 640)

5/2/11 - NASSTRAC Urges Assembly Labor & Employment Committee to Oppose AB 950 (Perez and Swanson) Port Drayage Owner-Operator Ban

3/4/11 - NASSTRAC Files Comments on Hours of Service urging FMCSA to preserve current rules (Filed with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration)

11/23/2010 - NASSTRAC Supports TIA Request of FMCSA to Continue SafeStat in CSA2010 Transition

10/30/10 - NASSTRAC Joins Others in Brief of Amicus Curiae Coalition for a Democratic Workplace (Before the National Labor Relations Board)

06/23/10 - NASSTRAC Underscores Issues and Solutions in Lacey Act via Consensus Statement With Importers, Domestic Producers, and Other Non-Governmental Organizations

05/05/10 - NASSTRAC Adds Voice to Clean & Sustainable Transportation Coalition Opposing Proposed Amendments to Trucking Exemptions in Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act (CSTC Clean Trucks Hearing)

03/30/10 - NASSTRAC Files Comments on Hours of Service with FMCSA

03/08/10 - NASSTRAC and CSTC Urge Chairman Oberstar to Oppose Proposed Amendments to Trucking Exemptions in Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act

02/19/10 - NASSTRAC Joins Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Coalition in Applauding Port of Seattle's Clean Truck Program Without Extraneous Employer Mandates

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