Press Releases

Fuel Retailers’ Joint Statement on EV Charging Infrastructure Investment Policies

NATSO, representing truckstops and travel plazas; the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS); and the Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America (SIGMA) issued the following statement regarding the retail fuels industry's views on legislation being considered in Congress to establish a grant program to fund alternative fuel infrastructure investments. The associations are sharing this statement to reiterate our position, which has not wavered, so that our position is clear in light of certain inaccurate media reports. More

NATSO, Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores Thank Congressman Brindisi for Commitment to Local Business

NATSO member Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores today thanked U.S. Congressman Anthony Brindisi for visiting its Binghamton, N.Y., location to learn about the critical role that travel plazas play in local economies as well as to discuss issues of importance to the truck stop and travel plaza industry. More

NATSO Urges EPW Committee to Pass Surface Transportation Bill

NATSO, the national association representing the travel plaza and truckstop industry, today urged the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee to advance its five-year $287 billion highway reauthorization bill, “America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act.” NATSO applauded the Committee for ensuring that highway and infrastructure programs are adequately funded without repealing the federal prohibitions on tolling existing interstates or commercializing rest areas. More

NATSO Creates New Tool for Truckstops and Travel Centers Improve Operations and Reduce Risk With an Operational Checklist

NATSO Creates New Tool for Truckstops and Travel Centers Improve Operations and Reduce Risk With an Operational Checklist

NATSO introduced a new Travel Center Comprehensive Operational Checklist that truckstop and travel center operators can utilize to manage key tasks, improve day-to-day operations, ensure safety and reduce risk. More

NATSO Commends House Ways and Means Committee for Advancing Tax Extenders Legislation

NATSO, the national association representing truckstops and travel plazas, issued the following statement today in response to the House Ways and Means Committee’s approval of legislation that would extend temporary tax provisions through 2020, including the Biodiesel Tax Credit. More

Biofuels Coalition Applauds House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal for Three-Year Tax Extenders Proposal

NATSO, the national association representing truckstops and travel plazas, along with the Advanced Biofuels Association (ABFA), American Trucking Associations (ATA), National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS), the New England Fuel Institute, the Petroleum Marketers Association of America (PMAA), and the Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America (SIGMA) issued the following statement today in response to reports that House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) plans to introduce legislation that would extend temporary tax provisions through 2020. More

NATSO Applauds Congresswoman Finkenauer for Urging Congress to Extend the Biodiesel Tax Credit

NATSO applauded Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (D-IA) for urging Congress to extend the biodiesel tax credit during testimony at the Members' Day Hearing before the House Committee on Ways and Means. Rep. Finkenauer testified that the biodiesel tax credit More

EPA Hits Sweet Spot in RFS Reform, Fuel Retailers Say

NATSO, the national association representing truckstops and travel plazas, the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) and the Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America (SIGMA), the trade associations representing the fuel retailing c More

Fuel Retailers Urge Lawmakers to Support Private Investment in EV Charging Infrastructure

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — NATSO, the national association representing truckstops and travel plazas, the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS), the Petroleum Marketers Association of America (PMAA) and the Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers o More

NATSO Applauds Proposal to Increase Federal Motor Fuels Tax

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — NATSO, the national association representing truckstops and travel plazas, today applauded a proposal by Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) to raise the federal motor fuels tax and index it to inflation. More