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TRUK PAC-endorsed candidates on July 17 run-off ballot

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Several TRUK PAC-endorsed candidates are on the ballot for the upcoming July 17 primary runoff elections.

Some of the more marquee runoff elections include races for Attorney General, Supreme Court, Court of Criminal Appeals and Court of Civil Appeals. There are also several key legislativ ... Read More

ATA’s endorsed candidates win 85% of June 5th primary races

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

TRUK PAC endorsed candidates won 85 percent of contested races in the June 5th primary elections, according to Alabama Trucking Association officials.  TRUK PAC, the lone political action committee of ATA, had endorsed 55 contested primary candidates, winning 47 and losing 8, accordin ... Read More

ATA officials concerned over proposed plan to toll Mobile River I-10 Bridge

Friday, January 26, 2018

Last week, officials from the Alabama Dept. of Transportation presented the Alabama Trucking Association Board of Directors with an update on the Mobile River I-10 Bridge Project, a much needed replacement for the Jubilee Parkway connecting Baldwin County bedroom communities to Mobile.

Acc ... Read More

Alabama trucking execs in Washington D.C. to promote industry

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

This week a delegation of Alabama fleet owners and executives was in Washington D.C. promoting the industry to state Members of Congress, key congressional staff, federal regulators, fellow industry leaders, and American Trucking Associations staff.

The group discussed legislation and regu ... Read More

Gov. Ivey appoints ATA board member to education commission

Friday, September 29, 2017

Governor Kay Ivey has appointed Alabama Trucking Association board member Norman Crow to the Alabama Commission on Higher Education

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ATA members show strong support for TRUK PAC

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

More than 300 people, representing 138 ATA member firms converged Tuesday, Sept. 26, at the Robert Trent Jones-Capitol Hill golf complex in Prattville, Ala. to play in the Alabama Trucking Association’s 2017 Golf Classic, the lone fundraiser for the Association’s political action committee, T ... Read More

Governor Ivey joins state business leaders to promote infrastructure investment

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Earlier this week, Governor Kay Ivey signed a proclamation announcing this week as Infrastructure Week in Alabama. This act continues Governor Ivey’s resounding support of investing in Alabam ... Read More

ATA supported state gas tax bill passes first hurdle

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The Birmingham News (al.com) is reporting that a bill to increase Alabama’s gasoline and diesel tax by 4 cents a gallon this year and two cents a gallon in 2019 was approved by a House committee today.

The Alabama Trucking Association supports the tax increase because the money raise ... Read More

Times Daily: Legislators not lining up for gas tax

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

By Tom Smith Senior Staff Writer, Timesdaily.com

The proposed 3-cent tax on gas to fund county road and bridge improvements seems to be gaining support from county governments, but has yet to be introduced in the Legislature.

Terri Reynolds, director of public affairs with th ... Read More

Senate Pro Tem outlines upcoming senate issues including infrastructure needs

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

By Dana Beyerle, Business Council of Alabama

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