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Alabama increases fuel tax for the first time in 27 years

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Gov. Kay Ivey has her fuel tax, and Alabama’s roads and bridges are better for it.

Earlier today, following the Alabama Senate’s 28-6 approval vote, Gov. Ivey signed a measure into law that allows for a 10-cent fuel tax increase on both gasoline and diesel to raise additional fundi ... Read More

State lawmakers want more funding for roads and bridges

Friday, December 14, 2018

Alabama’s lawmakers plan to tackle some of the state’s longstanding issues when the 2019 Legislative Session begins in March.

Lydia Nusbaum of WSFA reports at the the top of the list, among ... Read More

Gas tax for roads remains priority for GOP-led Legislature

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Mike Cason of writes that following the Alabama GOP’s r ... Read More

TRUK PAC-backed candidates score big in Tuesday’s General Elections

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Last night’s General Elections results saw all but one of the 67 TRUK PAC candidates win their respective races. This election cycle has proved to be an incredible success for the Alabama Trucking Association’s political arm, TRUK PAC. In all, ATA’s political action committee spent $939 ... Read More

Gas tax hike likely to dominate 2019 session (via

Thursday, October 25, 2018

By John Sharp |

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey, shortly after taking office in April 2017, said she supported an ... Read More

TRUK PAC announces endorsements for the 2018 General Elections

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

The Alabama Trucking Association’s political arm, TRUK PAC, has endorsed its candidates for the upcoming November 6 General Elections.

The list includes contested candidates for six statewide races, along with those vying for 16 State Senate and 46 State House district contests.

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Association leaders head to Washington DC to promote trucking, key issues

Friday, October 05, 2018

This week Alabama Trucking Association leaders were at the nation’s capital for Call on Washington, a legislative affairs program of the American Trucking Associations that affords state trucking association executives, leadership, business leaders, and staff an opportunity to discuss legislati ... Read More

ATA Golf Classic raises $268,000+ for TRUK PAC

Friday, September 28, 2018

Earlier this week, the Alabama Trucking Association held its annual ATA Golf Classic at the gorgeous Robert Trent Jones Capitol Hill Course in Prattville, Ala. The event’s mission is to raise funds for ATA’s political action committee, TRUK PAC, which supports political candidates in local an ... Read More

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