Arlington, Va. – Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear issued this statement following reports that the White House is open to increasing the fuel tax to fund infrastructure:
Arlington, Virginia – Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear said the following in response to the White House’s released infrastructure proposal:
Arlington, Virginia – Today, the American Trucking Associations called on policymakers to endorse its Build America Fund plan – a bold solution to fund the modernization of our deteriorating network of roads and bridges. ATA is the leading voice of the trucking industry, which employs 7.4 million men and women across the country and is the top employer in 29 states. In addition to moving more than 70% of the economy’s freight tonnage, trucking plays an essential role in maintaining America’s National Highway System through its support to the Highway Trust Fund.
Arlington, Virginia – Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear told a Senate panel that the federal government needs to invest more in highway infrastructure if the trucking industry is to keep up with growth in demand for freight transportation services.