Topics: Congress

Fuel Retailers, Travel Plazas and Truckstops Oppose Moving Forward Act Ahead of House Vote

NATSO, representing the nation’s truckstops and travel plazas, the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) and the Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America (SIGMA) urged Members of Congress to oppose the Moving Forward Act, a $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill, ahead of today’s House vote. The legislation includes a focus on climate change policies but includes provisions that will discourage private businesses from investing in electric vehicle charging infrastructure and stifle the market’s transition to electric vehicles. More

Because the Campaign Never Stops: Two Years Ain’t What It Used To Be Members Only Join or Login

These days it seems like federal lawmakers are always campaigning. The U.S. Constitution calls for members of the House of Representatives to run for re-election every two years. These rules were established in 1789 and have not been changed in the subsequent 225 years. The world in which lawmakers operate, however, has changed dramatically. More

Biodiesel Tax Credit Set to Lapse Members Only Join or Login

With Members of Congress back in their districts for the remainder of the year, it is clear that the biodiesel tax credit will not be extended before Jan. 1. Although on prior occasions after it has lapsed it has been extended retroactively the following year, it is not certain that this will occur next year. Given that many NATSO members have historically utilized the biodiesel tax credit to integrate the product into their diesel supply and offer competitive fuel prices, NATSO offers a few points to keep in mind as you plan for 2017. More

Delving Into the Election Results: What it Means for Travel Plazas -- State Ballot Initiatives

NATSO has planned a detailed post-election analysis and preview of the next Congress and Presidential Administration for lunch on Monday, January 23, 2017, during The NATSO Show. More

Donald Trump Elected President, GOP Retains Majorities in Senate and House

Donald Trump has been elected the 45th President of the United States. His victory has stunned pollsters, political prognosticators, and represents a severe rebuke to the political and media establishment. Voters have selected the ultimate political outsider. More

Shuster Confirmed as T&I Chairman, Rahall Ranking Member, and Committee Roster Finalized

The 113th Congress was sworn into office last week on January 3 and as lawmakers settled in to their new offices both parties confirmed committee assignments within their caucuses. More

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