Wednesday, November 07, 2018
TRUK PAC-backed candidates score big in Tuesday’s General Elections
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 $939,500 during the... Read more
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Gas tax hike likely to dominate 2019 session (via
By John Sharp | Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey, shortly after taking office in April 2017, said she supported an increase in the state’s gasoline tax to fix up state roadways. But there has been little talk about it on the campaign trail, where the mere hint of the word “tax”... Read more
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
TRUK PAC announces endorsements for the 2018 General Elections
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. “It’s important... Read more
Friday, October 05, 2018
Association leaders head to Washington DC to promote trucking, key issues
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 legislation and... Read more
Friday, September 28, 2018
ATA Golf Classic raises $268,000+ for TRUK PAC
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 and state... Read more
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
TRUK PAC-endorsed candidates on July 17 run-off ballot
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 legislative races... Read more
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
ATA’s endorsed candidates win 85% of June 5th primary races
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, according to unofficial... Read more
Friday, January 26, 2018
ATA officials concerned over proposed plan to toll Mobile River I-10 Bridge
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. According to... Read more
Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Alabama trucking execs in Washington D.C. to promote industry
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 regulations... Read more
Friday, September 29, 2017
Gov. Ivey appoints ATA board member to education commission
Governor Kay Ivey has appointed Alabama Trucking Association board member Norman Crow to the Alabama Commission on Higher Education (ACHE). He will represent Congressional District Seven and will be subject to confirmation by the 2018 Alabama Senate. Crow is president of D.T. & Freight... Read more