NATSO Day on Capitol Hill Articles

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NATSO Day on the Hill Attendees Advocate for Sustainable Infrastructure Funding

May 18, 2018

NATSO Day on the Hill Attendees Advocate for Sustainable Infrastructure Funding

As NATSO members crisscrossed Capitol Hill to advocate for long-term, sustainable infrastructure funding, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao said the Administration continues to evaluate nearly 16 funding mechanisms for boosting infrastructure revenues.

House To Drop Repeal of Debit Swipe Fee Reforms from Choice Act

May 25, 2017

House To Drop Repeal of Debit Swipe Fee Reforms from Choice Act

Marking a major victory for retailers, Politico late yesterday announced that House Republicans plan to drop language from the Financial Choice Act that would have repealed the debit swipe fee reforms which have saved businesses and consumers billions since being implemented under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

President Donald Trump Intends to Push a $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan. What Could it Mean for Truckstops?

March 1, 2017

President Donald Trump Intends to Push a $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan. What Could it Mean for Truckstops?

President Donald Trump intends to push a $1 trillion infrastructure plan that is expected to materialize this spring. The President’s plan for rebuilding the nation’s infrastructure is expected to rely on private investment instead of the federal government to back transportation projects.

NATSO Anticipates Increased Interest in Tolling, Rest Area Commercialization from Lawmakers

January 23, 2017

NATSO Anticipates Increased Interest in Tolling, Rest Area Commercialization from Lawmakers

Speaking at The NATSO Show 2017, David Fialkov, NATSO’s vice president of government affairs, told attendees that he expects an increased interest in tolling and rest area commercialization as lawmakers look to boost infrastructure funding levels.

Politics and Pie at NATSO Day on The Hill

June 30, 2016

Politics and Pie at NATSO Day on The Hill

NATSO members made their annual pilgrimage to Capitol Hill May 16–18, meeting with Senators and Members of Congress to voice how vitally important the truckstop and travel plaza industry is to the national economy and how Congressional votes affect its ability to thrive.

Day On The Hill Matters

March 1, 2015

Day On The Hill Matters

Some of the biggest decisions affecting your business aren’t made in the truckstop.

Rep. McMorris Rodgers Says Gas Tax Increase 'Tough Sell'

May 13, 2013

Rep. McMorris Rodgers Says Gas Tax Increase 'Tough Sell'

When Congress gets to work next year on renewing the highway trust fund, increasing fuel taxes to fund highway infrastructure is going to be a tough sell, according to Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.).

NATSO Tells Congress: Fuel Taxes Efficient, Tolls Are Not

May 13, 2013

NATSO Tells Congress: Fuel Taxes Efficient, Tolls Are Not

More than 50 NATSO members made their annual pilgrimage to Washington, D.C., last week to meet with lawmakers about the critically important issues of highway funding and interstate tolling.

One Week Remaining to Reserve Hotel Room for DOH

April 1, 2013

One Week Remaining to Reserve Hotel Room for DOH

NATSO members planning to attend NATSO’s Day on Capitol Hill May 6 - 8 have one week remaining to make room reservations at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C. NATSO's special rate of $359 expires April 8.

Rep. McMorris Rodgers Confirmed Luncheon Speaker for Day on the Hill

March 18, 2013

Rep. McMorris Rodgers Confirmed Luncheon Speaker for Day on the Hill

NATSO is pleased to announce that Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) will be the Congressional breakfast speaker at NATSO's annual Day on Capitol Hill, scheduled to be held May 6-8 in Washington, D.C.

NATSO Members Take to Capitol Hill

March 1, 2013

NATSO Members Take to Capitol Hill

In May, NATSO members from across the country will assemble on Capitol Hill and meet face-to-face with their lawmakers to discuss the key issues facing the truckstop and travel plaza industry and protect the businesses they’ve spent years building.

The Power of Knowledge

March 1, 2013

The Power of Knowledge

I am a firm believer in the power of knowledge, and I feel we all owe it to ourselves and our businesses to learn something new each day. Gathering information and then sharing it with each other keeps us moving toward a future that is full of promise. As an industry, we can collaborate with each other and share ideas that spur the innovation that will take us into tomorrow.

NATSO Pie Reception Featured in The Washington Scene

May 21, 2012

NATSO Pie Reception Featured in The Washington Scene

NATSO's annual Congressional Pie Reception featured in The Washington Scene.

NATSO Kicks Off Annual Day on the Hill

May 14, 2012

NATSO Kicks Off Annual Day on the Hill

More than 50 NATSO members will make their annual pilgrimage to Washington, D.C for NATSO Day on Capitol Hill.

See What Spring 2012 Can Do For You

March 1, 2012

See What Spring 2012 Can Do For You

I urge you to consider making spring 2012 one you won’t forget. Get involved in the NATSO Day on Capitol Hill. Go see your elected officials at their office. You will be impressed with what you can do.

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