Topics: National Association of Convenience Stores

House Takes Up Infrastructure Bill

The White House said June 29 it would veto the $1.5 trillion infrastructure package known as The Moving Forward Act that the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to take up today, saying that H.R. 2 is biased against rural America, debt-financed and full of wasteful ‘Green New Deal’ initiatives. More

Amendment to House Highway Reauthorization Legislation Threatens Businesses, Discourages Private Sector Investment in EV Charging

A broad coalition of industry and government organizations today urged Members of Congress to oppose an amendment to the highway reauthorization bill that the House Transportation Committee is considering on June 17. The amendment would allow electric vehicle charging stations at interstate rest areas, undermining the current prohibition on the sale of goods and services to motorists at rest areas and hurting existing businesses and local governments. More

Community, Business Leaders Urge Congress to Support Private Investment in EV Charging Infrastructure as House Committee Prepares to Unveil Transportation Bill

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Community and Business Leaders Urge Lawmakers to Support Private Investment in Electric Vehicle Charging

The best way to increase proliferation of electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure throughout the United States is through private sector investment by businesses that currently serve the motoring public, a coalition representing cities and communities across America and tens of thousands of off-highway businesses, including truck stops and travel centers, convenience stores, restaurants, hotels and blind entrepreneurs, said today. The groups specifically noted that permitting EV charging stations at Interstate rest areas would discourage such investment and thus be counterproductive. More

Business and Community Leaders Urge FHWA to Keep Off-Highway Food Open for Truck Drivers

A coalition of groups representing cities and communities across America, tens of thousands of off-highway foodservice businesses including truck stops and travel centers, and blind merchants that manage vending machines at Interstate rest areas, urged the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to help keep off-highway food establishments open for truck drivers. More

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