Rebuilding America: Cato offers plan for more state control

Rebuilding America: Cato offers plan for more state control

The Trump administration has proposed less federal spending as part of his $1 trillion infrastructure investment outline. In a recent Tax and Budget Bulletin, the Cato Institute’s Chris Edwards lays out the argument for why Trump's approach to less federal spending is the proper approach to building world-class infrastructure.

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Trump’s proposed budget hits transportation

Trump’s proposed budget hits transportation

President Donald Trump’s budget proposal released Wednesday calls for a loosening of restrictions on tolls, more private investment in infrastructure, cuts a critical loan program used by manufacturers to build fuel-efficient vehicles, and reduces workforce training grants that are used to train truck drivers and other transportation workers.

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Today’s Pickup: OOIDA explains why Supreme Court needs to consider ELD case

Today’s Pickup: OOIDA explains why Supreme Court needs to consider ELD case

While FMCSA’s electronic logging device (ELD) rule seems like a done deal, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) has not thrown in the towel quite yet. Also, Republicans continue pushing for border adjustment tax, tonnage falls, and a new approach to truck safety.

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Gambling with NAFTA trade

Gambling with NAFTA trade

President Donald Trump’s decision to place softwood lumber tariffs on Canada this week might be an indication that the administration is set for a reset on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). It is a gamble that potentially puts billions of dollars in NAFTA trade shipments at risk – much of it hauled by trucks.

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