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Colorado Latest State to Mandate Human Trafficking Awareness Training for Truck Drivers

April 20, 2018

Colorado Latest State to Mandate Human Trafficking Awareness Training for Truck Drivers

Colorado recently became the third state to mandate human trafficking training for commercial truck drivers. Effective this summer, people seeking a new Class A commercial driver's license (CDL) are required to complete a 30-minute course teaching them how to recognize and report the signs of human trafficking under a new law signed by Gov. John Hickenlooper.

Washington State Seeks to Toll I-90; Lawmaker Questions Legality

July 15, 2013

Washington State Seeks to Toll I-90; Lawmaker Questions Legality

The Washington State Department of Transportation is seeking to toll Interstate 90. But already Congressman Dave Reichert (R-Wash.) is questioning the authority of the federal government to authorize such a plan.

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.).

Broadway Flying J Celebrates 50 Years of Extra Mile Service

May 13, 2013

Broadway Flying J Celebrates 50 Years of Extra Mile Service

In 1963 Don and Bernice Alsaker took a chance and opened a fueling station on the newly constructed Interstate 90. Today, Broadway Flying J has grown from the original location on I-90 to seven travel plazas in Washington, Montana and Nevada. For the past 50 years, Broadway has served highway travelers, local residents and professional drivers and has always gone the extra mile.

More States Weigh Sales, Fuel Tax Hikes

March 18, 2013

More States Weigh Sales, Fuel Tax Hikes

The number of states seeking to generate transportation revenues by increasing sales taxes or state motor fuel taxes is growing, with lawmakers in Missouri and Washington marking the latest to introduce such legislation.

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.

Washington State Supreme Court Rules that Challenge to Gas Tax Treaties with Indian Tribes May Proceed

September 17, 2012

Washington State Supreme Court Rules that Challenge to Gas Tax Treaties with Indian Tribes May Proceed

Washington state Supreme Court rules that a challenge by gas stations to the state’s deals with Indian tribes on gas taxes can proceed.

States Pursue Rest Area Commercialization

January 16, 2012

States Pursue Rest Area Commercialization

Three states could consider rest area commercialization