The Washington State House passed Senate Bill 5032 yesterday and it is now onto the governor's desk for his signature. The Senate had passed it out of its chamber several weeks ago. [...]
TRALA has submitted written comments to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee highlighting its stance on a handful of key tax provisions, in response to the Senate Finance Committee's open invitation for interested parties to submit their opinions on federal tax reform. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) had previously announced that they desired to receive feedback from interested parties by April 15, so that the Committee can consider all comments before the potential introduction of federal tax reform legislation which would ideally incorporate suggestions into the legislation later this year. [...]
TRALA, industry allies, and some individual member companies were successful in pushing back against Florida legislation (HB 819 and S 976) designed to circumvent the Graves Amendment. With deadlines to act on legislation approaching, S 976 was suddenly added to the agenda for a Florida State Senate Banking and Insurance Committee hearing for April 7th. Opposition to the bill was strong, and the bill was quickly tabled by the Committee, effectively ending consideration of the proposal for at least the remainder of the 2015 legislative session. [...]
EnRoute - April 15, 2015
A federal rule to increase the fuel economy standards of medium- and heavy-duty trucks has been sent from the Department of Transportation (DOT) to the White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Once cleared by OMB, the rule must still be published as a proposed rule in the Federal Register with a public comment period. Read More
Presentations from TRALA's 2015 Annual Meeting are now available on the TRALA website, please click here to access all the documents.