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Lawmakers Hope to Push Forward Again on White House Infrastructure Talks

Lawmakers Hope to Push Forward Again on White House Infrastructure Talks

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Pride Travel Centers CEO Urges Connecticut Lawmakers to Reject Tolls

Pride Travel Centers CEO Urges Connecticut Lawmakers to Reject Tolls

NATSO Board Member Robert Bolduc, CEO of Pride Travel Centers, urged Connecticut lawmakers to reject tolls in the upcoming special session stating that tolls have very real, negative economic consequences for both businesses and residents. More

House Ways and Means Committee Advances Tax Extenders

The House Ways and Means Committee late last night advanced legislation that would extend temporary tax provisions through 2020, including the Biodiesel Tax Credit. The committee voted 25 to 17 to advance a bill to extend the tax breaks that expired in 2017 and 2018 or will expire at the end of this year. More

Sens. Klobuchar, Duckworth Lead Letter Urging EPA to Cease Issuing Small Refinery Waivers

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) led a group of 12 senators in urging Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler to stop granting small refineries hardship exemptions from their biofuel blending requirements under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). More

NATSO Supports California Measure Requiring Multiple Payment Options for EV Charging

NATSO on June 17 expressed support for California’s amended AB 1424, which would require electric vehicle (EV) charging stations to have multiple payment options available for drivers without mandating one form of payment technology. More

House Ways and Means Chairman to Propose Three-Year Tax Extenders

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) on June 11 discussed a proposal with members to extend a series of expired business tax benefits known as “extenders” that include the biodiesel tax credit. More

NATSO Submits Comments on FNS Proposed Variety Definition for SNAP

NATSO on June 4 submitted comments on the Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service’s proposed rule providing regulatory flexibility for retailers in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also formerly known as Food Stamps. More

Rep. Finkenauer Urges Congress to Extend the Biodiesel Tax Credit

Rep. Finkenauer (D-IA) urged Congress to extend the biodiesel tax credit during June 4 testimony at a Members’ Day Hearing before the House Committee on Ways and Means. More

House Appropriators Concerned With DOT Grant Handling

House appropriators are concerned about how DOT is handling virtually all of its major grant programs, an issue that has been a significant area of oversight for Democrats, Politico reported June 3. More

EPA Issues Final Rule on RFS Reform

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today issued a Final RIN Market Reform rule that authorizes the sale of E-15 year-round throughout the United States and enhances disclosure requirements under the Renewable Fuel Standard. More