Deluxe Truck Stop Hosts Senator Roy Blunt

Bob Wollenman, co-owner, and Nick Wollenman, assistant general manager, of Deluxe Truck Stop, St. Joseph, Mo., hosted Republican Senator Roy Blunt Aug. 12 for a meeting with local officials and business owners.

Senator Blunt visited with 30 attendees including the Mayor and City Manager, Presiding County Commissioner as well as representatives from small and large business.   

The group discussed important industry topics, including the recent patch to the Highway Trust Fund, Environmental Protection Agency regulations, and the recent ruling by the National Labor Relations Board that makes franchisors liable for franchisee labor practices. 

During the meeting, Bob Wollenman encouraged Sen. Blunt to work with his peers to raise the federal motor fuels tax to increase infrastructure revenue.

Read more about the event in a St. Joseph News-Press article.

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Amy Toner

Toner markets NATSO products, services and meetings. She is the content editor of NATSO's core websites, Stop Watch magazine and Highway Business Matters biweekly articles. In addition, she provides creative services across all departments. Toner joined NATSO in 2006. Prior to joining the association, she served as director of membership services at an association for ambulatory surgery centers. Toner lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband and son. More
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