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Government, Business

Appropriators to Take Up Transportation Funding Bill July 17 With Meal, Rest Break Provision

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House Republican leaders are measuring the degree of support within their caucus for a provision in a fiscal 2018 transportation funding bill that would pre-empt state laws on meal and rest breaks for truckers, congressional aides told Transport Topics.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 14, 2017
Government

Senate Committee Adopts Meal, Rest Break Provision

Sen. Deb Fischer Fischer by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

A pre-emption provision meant to ensure nationwide uniformity of meal and rest break standards for motor carriers was attached to an aviation reauthorization bill a Senate panel approved June 29.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
June 29, 2017
Business, Government

ATA Files Brief in Support of Penske Meal Break Case

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American Trucking Associations and Airlines for America on Feb. 9 filed an amicus curiae brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of a request by Penske Logistics that the high court overturn an appeals court decision upholding California’s meal-break law.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
February 10, 2015