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Statement of Jackie Gillan on Passage of Senate Funding Bill

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STATEMENT OF JACKIE GILLAN, PRESIDENT OF ADVOCATES FOR HIGHWAY AND AUTO SAFETY, ON SENATE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE PASSAGE OF THE FY 2016 TRANSPORTATION, HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT APPROPRIATIONS BILL Today, our highways became more deadly and our families less safe because…

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Senate urged to reject special interest riders

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CONTACT: Bill Bronrott, 202-270-4415 and bronrott@gmail.com MEDIA ADVISORY   Truck crash victims, law enforcement, safety advocates to join Senator Blumenthal (D-CT) as Senate is poised to consider dangerous special interest riders including “Double 33 Trailers” and “Tired Truckers” provisions passed…

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Illinois Senate Unanimously Passes Resolution Opposing Increases to Federal Truck Size and Weight Limits

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For Immediate Release: June 17, 2015 Contact: Jody Couser (443) 703-8678, jodycouser@gmail.com Download a PDF of this press release. State Action Comes as U.S. Senate is Poised to Consider Transportation Spending Bill, a Likely Vehicle for Anti-Truck Safety “Riders”  U.S. House Transportation…

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USA Today – Help NHTSA turn car safety around: Our view

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Help NHTSA turn car safety around: Our view The Editorial Board, 7:49 p.m. EDT June 15, 2015 Federal watchdog now has the will and the leader needed for change. Congress needs to deliver the way. When the nation’s car safety…

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