Press Releases

Senate urged to reject special interest riders

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CONTACT: Bill Bronrott, 202-270-4415 and 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, 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 Spending Bill (HR 2577) Forces Illinois and…

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Advocates joins Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) and other safety advocates to push for passage of the Vehicle Safety Improvement Act (H.R. 1181)

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Schakowsky, Pallone, DeGette and others highlight Vehicle Safety Improvement Act in advance of Takata Hearing June 2, 2015 Victim of Takata Air Bag Failure, Consumer Advocates Urge Congress to Act WASHINGTON, DC – On Tuesday, June 2, the House Energy…

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