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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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Montgomery Advertiser: Alabama Legislature preview

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

By Brian Lyman, Montgomery Advertiser

The state’s finances and ethics laws got pushed to the brink in 2015 and 2016. On the surface, the legislative session that starts Tuesday will – for Alabama politics – start in ... Read More

Alabama: Governing again by ‘that really grinds my gears’

Monday, January 30, 2017

By John Archibald, Al.com

How does a bill become a law in Alabama? It’s gotta start with a question:

“You know what grinds my gears?”

That has to be it. How else do you explain the rat-a-tat peppering of bills pre-filed in the Alabama Legislature?

The ... Read More

Lawmakers: 3 big issues for upcoming session

Friday, January 27, 2017

By Russ Corey Staff Writer, Times Daily

State senators and representatives say prisons, medicaid and a 3-cent gasoline tax will be the hot topics of the upcoming legislative session.

Several legislators attended Thursday’s meeting of the Northwest Alabama Council of Local Gove ... Read More